The Sagan Conspiracy

  • by Donald L. Zygutis
  • Narrated by Mike Chamberlain
  • 6 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Mainstream SETI scientists and ancient alien theorists don't agree on much, but one opinion they share is that the undisputed authority on the possibility of alien existence was the late Carl Sagan (1934-1996), whose voluminous writings on the subject have had a profound influence on ETI research.
But how many Carl Sagan fans know that while the renowned scientist was at Stanford University, he produced a controversial paper, funded by a NASA research grant, that concludes that ancient alien intervention may have sparked human civilization? Author Donald L. Zygutis lays out a compelling case that points to a cover-up by the Pentagon and NASA, who may have buried it soon after it was written. How significant is the Stanford paper? The answer may lie in another question: How would a science-backed theory and search strategy to guide the discovery of alien artifacts among our own ancient civilizations impact the worldwide institutions of government, religion, and culture?

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Quite Intriguing Especially if You Are a Sagan Fan

So repetitive, but intriguing for sure. I'm going to contact the author for further discussions. Very good.
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- Dave M

interesting, good for a short book

narration was good, and it's an interesting topic with valid points. the only downside is the amount of times the author repeats his disdain for NASA and Drake while praising Sagan.
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- Jeff Carriere

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-21-2016
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio