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Sa·gan

 (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).

Sagan

(French saɡã)
n
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)

Sa•gan

(ˈseɪ gən)

n.
Carl (Edward), 1934–96, U.S. astronomer and writer.
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Sagan owns Wolfgang's Vault, a website which sells music memorabilia and rare recordings collected over the past 30 years.
Carl Sagan is best known for his hosting of the PBS series Cosmos but actually has a long history of work in the astronomy field, and an interest in science and space which extends from his childhood--so it's fascinating to learn about his efforts to popularize his interests in CONVERSATIONS WITH CARL SAGAN.
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Addressing an unknowable audience, a team of NASA researchers, chaired by astronomer, educator, and author Carl Sagan, set themselves this unusual brief back in 1977.
A not-unfamiliar story of a hero with what seems to be amnesia, awakening in unfamiliar, threatening surroundings, Sagan's tale takes the reader through a virtual reality ride that at times seems slow (but so did The Matrix) and at times is filled with surprises and twists.
Francoise Sagan, writer of the bestselling novel "Bonjour Tristesse" about seduction and infidelity among the idle rich, died Sept.
Francoise Sagan, a French author renowned for her bestselling 1954 novel Bonjour Tristesse about seduction and infidelity among the idle rich, died yesterday.
In his 1977 book, The Dragons of Eden, noted philosopher Carl Sagan asked: "How smart does a chimpanzee have to be before killing him constitutes murder?" Indeed, chimps do share 99 percent of their active DNA with humans, and are closer genetically to us than they are to gorillas.
A Debate Renewed, Columbia University political scientist Kenneth Waltz makes an exhaustive case that "the gradual spread of nuclear weapons is more to be welcomed than feared." Stanford political scientist Scott Sagan replies that nuclear weapons do not prevent human beings from making mistakes but "only make their inevitable mistakes more deadly." This book, a revised and expanded version of their 1995 volume on the same subject, addresses crucial issues in a clear and provocative way that should engage newcomers and stimulate rethinking by those familiar with the subject.
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