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MZ_MakerBirthday.gif 270946main_CarlSagan_20080903-browse.jpgBorn in Brooklyn on this date in 1934, galactic citizen Carl Sagan—scientist, educator, advocate, author, artist—passed away in 1996. Today he would have been 76.

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I write for MAKE, serve as Technical Editor for MAKE magazine, and develop original DIY content for Make: Projects.



  1. BobsYourUncle says:

    Good scientist, but a maker?

  2. RocketGuy says:

    He always liked Carl Sagan, I never knew that they shared a birthday though. I hope my dad knew, he probably did.

    Happy Birthday wherever you both are.

  3. Becky Stern says:

    “I’m Sagan all my love for you,” Carl!

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