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My favorite (non-Asimov) science fiction novels

Science fiction is my favorite genre, particularly what is called “hard sf” – science fiction with few fantasy or space opera elements, in which some technological or scientific advance drives the plot.  1,393 more words

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"2001: A Space Odyssey" by Arthur C. Clarke

Stanley Kubrick’s classic 2001: A Space Odyssey was not simply an adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke’s 2001: A Space Odyssey novel. Kubrick and Clarke actually produced their works in tandem and meant for each to supplement the other. 652 more words

Sci-Fi

The works of Arthur C. Clarke I've enjoyed over the years

I started reading Science fiction in the mid 60’s during my High school years. This along with TV show’s such as the original “The Outer Limits” (1963-65), “Lost in Space” (1965-68) and “The Time Tunnel” (1966-67) kindled my interest in electronics and science in general.

Arthur C. Clarke

Interstellar is Stellar

Interstellar is easily one of the most exciting and engrossing films of the year. For me, I think this is largely due to the immersive score of Hans Zimmer, which, to my ears at least, is at times heavily influenced by the Symphony #7 of Jean Sibelius (the finest of Symphonies ever written IMO). 502 more words

Movies

Interstellar Heaven

Hubby and I went to see the movie Interstellar late last night.  Interstellar Heaven!

I was so pumped to see this film, but I know how that can be… you get yourself so excited by your expectations that the actual event can’t live up to it, and you’re disappointed. 863 more words

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Can you name Arthur C. Clarke’s top 5 astounding predictions?

An excellent guest post today from Jared Hill, a blogger living in Chicago who reads science fiction avidly, and who is also keen on sports and film. 1,123 more words

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Interstellar

Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is one of those films I wish I could have seen three times before I wrote my review. As it is I only had a few hours to process the (insanely mind-bending) film before I had to turn in… 715 more words

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