Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Chunk of Wisdom

The man who conceptualized the satellite and countless other scientific advances died today.

Arthur C. Clarke, 90, Science Fiction Writer, Dies - New York Times


I'm sure we would not have had men on the Moon if it had not been for Wells and Verne and the people who write about this and made people think about it. I'm rather proud of the fact that I know several astronauts who became astronauts through reading my books.
- Arthur C. Clarke, Address to US Congress, 1975

Arthur C. Clarke - Wikipedia


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