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Without even reading them, you know what your orders will be: to rendezvous with the giant ship, to explore it, to meet with its inhabitants, and to return home before it speeds on its orbit away from the solar system.
Yet even in your excitement, you realize it is not an easy mission.
The BBC rejected my modest effort, and it was not published until almost three years later in the one-and-only (Spring 1951) issue of "10 Story Fantasy" - a magazine that, as the invaluable Encyclopedia of Science Fiction wryly comments, is "primarily remembered for its poor arithmetic (there were thirteen stories)." Based on the novel by Arthur C. By now, the year 2130, all of the largest asteroids in the solar system have long since been discovered.His latest, Time's Eye, is a new collaboration with Stephen Baxter, the first in a series of novels involving a cataclysm that slices Earth into segments from across history, leading cosmonauts and prehistoric humans to mix in an epic struggle.From his home in Sri Lanka, Clarke spoke (2004-02) with The Onion A. Club about religion, transcendence, the possibility of life on Mars, and the dinosaur that was named after him."Science Fiction is something that could happen - but usually you wouldn't want it to.Fantasy is something that couldn't happen - though often you only wish that it could" Arthur C.
But science-fiction fans have any number of touchstones for the British author: He's one of very few to be designated a Science Fiction Grand Master, he's the author of the classic novels Childhood's End and Rendezvous With Rama, and he first created the popular axiom "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." By his late 80s, Clarke had written or collaborated on more than 70 books, including three 2001 sequels, three Rendezvous With Rama sequels (co-authored with Gentry Lee), two autobiographies, and a wide variety of essays and short stories.