Print Sources

Sagan, Carl. Contact. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 1985.

Sagan, Carl. The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark. New York: Random House, 1995.

Sagan, Carl. The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God. Penguin Press, 2006.

Klaes, Larry. ""Contact" Film Review by Larry Klaes." 09 Dec 1997. 1 Dec 2007 <>.

Tatara, Paul. "Dazzling 'Contact' Ultimately Disappoints." 16 July 1997. CNN. 1 Dec 2007 <>.

Jones, Christopher. "Contact (Movie Review)." Suite 27 July 2000. 1 Dec 2007 <>.

Other Sources

"Contact (Novel)." Wikipedia. 1 Dec 2007 <>.

"Contact (Film)." Wikipedia. 1 Dec 2007 <>.

"Carl Sagan." Wikipedia. 1 Dec 2007 <>.

"The Carl Sagan Portal." 1 Dec 2007 <>.

Image Use: Most images are taken from the Wikimedia Commons site, which contains only fair-use images that can be used in websites like these. The pictures that are not from Wikimedia Commons (the image of the Machine in the header and the image of Carl Sagan) are copyrighted, but are used under fair use clauses. If either image is determined to not be legally displayed, contact me and I will remove it.

I look forward to the day when Creative Commons takes over.

Thanks to:

Professor Evans for letting me borrow a copy of the movie.

Kurt Vonnegut for putting some glowing words onto the back of Varieties, so I'd decide to read it.

My dad for letting me bring his copy of Contact with me to college.

Carl Sagan for pushing me onto the path of science.