Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke

Born: December 16, 1917

Died: March 19, 2008

Nationality: English

Occupation: Writer, author, inventor

Biography: Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, Sri Lankabhimanya, was a British science fiction author, inventor, and futurist, famous for his short stories and novels, among them 2001: A Space Odyssey, and as a host and commentator in the British television series Mysterious World. For many years, Robert A. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, and Clarke were known as the Big Three of science fiction.

Source/Notes: Inscription for a Sundial at the University of Moratuwa Sri Lanka (1996)
Source/Notes: As quoted in Visions : How Science Will Revolutionize the Twenty-First Century (1999) by Michio Kaku, p. 295
Source/Notes: As quoted in An Enchanted Life : An Adept's Guide to Masterful Magick (2001) by Patricia Telesco, p. 135

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