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Sagan

Definition of the noun Sagan

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noun

  1. [slang, humorous] A unit of measurement equal to at least four billion.

People

  1. Sagan a.k.a. Françoise Sagan – real name Françoise Quoirez – was a French playwright, novelist, and screenwriter. Hailed as "a charming little monster" by François Mauriac on the front page of Le Figaro, Sagan was known for works with strong romantic themes involving wealthy and disillusioned bourgeois characters. Her best-known novel was her first – Bonjour Tristesse – which was written when she was a teenager.
  2. Sagan a.k.a. Marek Saganowski: Marek Mirosław Saganowski is a Polish football player who plays as a striker for Legia Warsaw.

There are other people with in their name, like Sam Sagan, Carl Sagan, Nick Sagan, Paul Sagan, Jerzy Sagan, Marie Sagan, Peter Sagan, Sagan Lewis, Sasha Sagan, Scott Sagan and many others.

Group

Sagan is a musical group.

  • album: "Unseen Forces"

Film

"Sagan" is a 2008 French biographical film, directed by Diane Kurys, starring Sylvie Testud as French author Françoise Sagan and Pierre Palmade as a dancer and a society man, Jacques Chazot, who was very well known in France. The film starts in the mid-1950s as Sagan closes a publishing deal for her controversial debut novel Bonjour Tristesse.

Place

Sagan a.k.a. Şağan is a settlement and municipality in Baku, Azerbaijan. It has a population of 3,191.

Miscellanea

  1. Sagan a.k.a. Sagan Tosu is a football team, sports team.
  2. Sagan is a Nepalese ceremony which involves ritualized presentation of auspicious food to a person to invoke good fortune and show respect. It is a highly revered ceremony in Newar society of the Kathmandu Valley. The food items served are boiled egg, smoked fish, meat, lentil cake and rice wine which represent Tantric concepts.
  3. Sagan is an open source multi-threaded, high performance, real-time log analysis & correlation engine developed by Quadrant Information Security that runs on Unix operating systems. It is written in C and uses a multi-threaded architecture to deliver high performance log & event analysis. Sagan's structure and rules work similarly to the Sourcefire Snort IDS/IPS engine. This allows Sagan to be compatible with Snort rule management software and give Sagan the ability to correlate with Snort IDS/IPS data.
    • genre: Log analysis
    • license: GNU General Public License
  4. Sagan is an impact crater in the Oxia Palus quadrangle of Mars. It is located at 10.8° N and 30.7° W. It is named after Carl E. Sagan, an American astronomer. Dr. Sagan was a founder of the Planetary Society.
    • also known as 薩根撞擊坑

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Google previewTopics on relevance theory (2010)

Sagan is a bachelor to (25) Sagan is a man. There is no possible world in which the former is true but the latter is false.

Google previewCosmos (2011)

by Carl Sagan

”—The Plain Dealer “Sagan is an astronomer with one eye on the stars, another on history, and a ...

Google previewModern Ethics in 77 Arguments: A Stone Reader (2017)

by Peter Catapano, Simon Critchley

AGATA SAGAN is an independent researcher.

Google previewOffense, Defense, and War (2004)

by Michael E. Brown, Owen R. Coté, Sean M. Lynn-Jones, Steven E. Miller

Sagan is a Lecturer in the Government Department, Harvard University. 1. Recent discussions of nuclear strategy that utilize the 1914 analogy include Graham T. Allison, Albert Carnesale, and Joseph S. Nye, Jr., eds., Hawks, Doves, ...

Google previewEssentials of Organizational Behavior (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Sagan is a Nepalese ceremony which involves ritualized presentation of auspicious food to a person to invoke good fortune and show respect. It is a highly revered ceremony in Newar society of the Kathmandu Valley. The food items served ...

Google previewThe Correspondence of Prince Talleyrand and King Louis XVIII (1881)

During the Congress of Vienna (hitherto Unpublished) by Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (prince de Bénévent)

Sagan is a Silesian principality. The Emperor Ferdinand II. sold it in 1627 to the ...

Google previewThe Skeptic Encyclopedia of Pseudoscience (2002)

by Michael Shermer

Again Sagan was on solid ground, speaking as one of the originators of the greenhouse model for the atmosphere of Venus. Velikovsky categorically rejected the greenhouse model as "contradicting the second law of thermodynamics" and ...

Google previewDictionary of Atheism, Skepticism, and Humanism

by Bill Cooke

Sagan, Carl ginity over marriage. The urge to promote marriage as the only method by which the harmonious development of the human personality can be achieved was censured as a “dangerous error.” Sacra Virginitas endorsed flight ...

Google previewBiographical Encyclopedia of Scientists, Third Edition (2008)

by John Daintith

Sagan, Carl Edward (1934–1996) American astronomer Our loyalties are to the species and the planet. We speak for Earth. Our obligation to survive is owed not just to ourselves but also to that cosmos, ancient and vast, from which we spring.

Google previewDictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898)

Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

The Jewish sagan was the vicar of the ...

Google previewThe Extraterrestrial Encyclopedia (2016)

by David Darling , Dirk Schulze-Makuch

Sagan, too, although scathing of the messianic motives of some saucer enthusiasts, suggested that the mere detection of an extraterrestrial radio signal would provide “an invaluable piece of knowledge: that it is possible to avoid the dangers ...

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All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value. (Carl Sagan)
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Scrabble value of S1A1G2A1N1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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