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 (sā′gən), Carl Edward 1934-1996.
American astronomer noted for research on the possibility of extraterrestrial life and for speculation on the severity of a nuclear winter. His books include Dragons of Eden (1977).


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1. (Biography) Carl (Edward) 1934–96, US astronomer and writer on scientific subjects; presenter of the television series Cosmos (1980)
2. (Biography) Françoise (frãswɑːz), original name Françoise Quoirez. 1935–2004, French writer, best-known for the novels Bonjour Tristesse (1954) and Aimez-vous Brahms? (1959)


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Carl (Edward), 1934–96, U.S. astronomer and writer.
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Only few days after Slovak road cyclist and world champion Peter Sagan returned to Europe from the Tour Down Under race in Australia, he left for Vatican to meet with Pope Francis.
Adelaide: World champion Peter Sagan showed his class when he won the fourth stage of the UCI season-opening Tour Down Under in South Australia on Friday, taking the overall lead in the process.
Experienced project manager, director and site manager David Sagan left his role on the Tidal Lagoon Power scheme in Swansea Bay to join growing specialist below-ground waterproofing company Atal UK.
PETER Sagan won his third world title in a row in a dramatic finish to the men's road race at the World Championships in Norway.
Cavendish (below) appeared to get a nudge from world champion Peter Sagan, who recovered to finish second behind Demare, with Alexander Kristoff third - with time bonuses Sagan's second place is enough to push him up to second in the general classification ahead of Chris Froome.
MARK CAVENDISH accused Peter Sagan of elbowing him into the barriers in a sickening 40mph case of Tour de France bike rage.
WORLD champion Peter Sagan has been disqualified from the Tour de France for causing the horror crash that broke Mark Cavendish's shoulder blade.
MARK CAVENDISH could still start stage five of the Tour de France today despite suffering multiple injuries in a crash which saw world champion Peter Sagan disqualified from the race.
We have decided to disqualify Peter Sagan from Tour de France 2017 as he endangered some of his colleagues seriously in the final metres of the sprint which happened in Vittel," said race jury president Philippe Marien.
TEAM Sky's outstanding start to the Tour de France got even better in Longwy as Chris Froome joined Geraint Thomas at the top of the standings after world champion Peter Sagan won stage three.
Sagan yesterday But the battle for victory was always expected to come down to the final climb, the Cote des Religieuses.
World champion Peter Sagan was kicked out of the Tour de France on Tuesday after sending Mark Cavendish crashing in a hectic finale to the fourth stage, sending shockwaves through the three-week cycling extravaganza.