Brilliant Careers: Arthur C. Clarke


Subject:
Literature: Fiction , Science Fiction

Description:
This 2000 article discusses the career of Arthur C. Clarke and considers how "for decades, the author of the science-fiction classics '2001: A Space Odyssey' and 'Childhood's End' has exhibited an uncanny ability to see the future." For example, the article notes that "in 1945 ... 12 years before Sputnik, Clarke predicted a global relay system of radio and television signals using geosynchronous satellites." From Salon.com.

Creator:
Houston, Frank

Publisher:
Salon.com

Language:
English

Source:
http://archive.salon.com/people/bc/2000/03/07/clarke/


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