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Arthur C. Clarke


"In the words of futurist Arthur C. Clarke, ’Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.’ "
Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  British science fiction author whose writing is acclaimed by science fiction fans, but is most famous to the general public for his novel/movie collaboration with Stanley Kubrick, 2001: A Space Odyssey. (1917-2008)
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Strongly Associated with:   2001: A Space Odyssey
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Clarke first suggested that geostationary satellites would be ideal telecommunications relays. He was also first to suggest space elevators which some think will be feasible on earth when nanotechnology permits creation of long carbon nanotubes.
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  • "In the words of futurist Arthur C. Clarke, ’Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.’ "
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  • Henry, Theodore Dreiser, Thomas Wolfe, William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Nelson Algren, and Arthur C. Clarke.
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  • Once — and this would have been in the mid-1950s — Weisberg took the train to New York to attend, on a whim, the Science Fiction Writers Convention, where she met a young writer by the name of Arthur C. Clarke.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Arthur C. Clarke [9] , 2001: A Space Odyssey [9] , Robert Heinlein [7] , Isaac Asimov [9] , Robert Heinlein [7] , Isaac Asimov [9]
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