SCIENCE 12/15/2013 07:06 am ET A Science Icon Died 17 Years Ago. In His Last Interview, He Made A Warning That Gives Me Goosebumps. www.upworthy.com 500 450 Carl Sagan inspired a generation of scientists with his work in and out of the classroom. Read more on www.upworthy.com MORE: Science Carl Sagan Subscribe to the Weird News email. Truth is stranger than fiction. Step into the world of weird news.