Conglomerate, in geology, a sedimentary rock composed of rounded rock fragments cemented together by a finer-grained material such as sand or clay. The fragments, which are commonly quartz or limestone but can be almost any type of rock, originally may have accumulated on beaches or in beds of streams.
One was a celebrated author, the other a famed physicist. What the two shared was a public exposure of their religious beliefs. Big E had an on-again, off-again relationship with God, while C.S. was an avowed atheist during his early years.
He may have been born in Brooklyn, but Carl Sagan was gunning for the stars as soon as he arrived in this world. Get to know the scientist whose infectious delight in the universe still holds us spellbound.