March 19, 2008 at 8:15 am | | news, science and the public

acc.jpgOne of the greatest science-fiction writers of all time, Arthur C. Clark, died today at his home in Sri Lanka. Not only was he a great “hard” sci-fi writer, but he shaped our scientific world by promoting the use geosychronous orbit, which is essential to global communication today.



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  1. You have invisible link spam in this post (and others)… just thought it may not be intentional. You may have caught yourself a virus on your computer.

    Comment by Lukas — March 31, 2008 #

  2. thanks. i’ll correct that!

    Comment by sam — April 1, 2008 #

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