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'Cosmos' co-creator Ann Druyan looks back in wonder on her odyssey
'Cosmos' co-creator Ann Druyan looks back in wonder on her odyssey

When Ann Druyan met her future husband, the late astronomer Carl Sagan, at a dinner party at Nora Ephron's New York City home circa 1974, she knew little of his growing reputation as a scientist and author, only that, as Ephron had told her, he was a fascinating man. "All I can remember," the striking Druyan, who turns 65 this month, recalled recently at a SoHo hotel, "is Carl lying on Nora's living room rug with his sleeves rolled up and his hands clasped under his head, and hearing this completely uninhibited laugh that was so free and so magnificent that I was instantly thinking, 'OK, this guy is really interesting.'" Over conversation about...

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