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From:Reference Guide to American Literature (3rd ed.)With nearly five hundred books to his credit, Isaac Asimov was probably the most prolific American writer of the century, and his range was as vast as his output. He was among other things a master at explaining science...
From: ExtrapolationMany science fiction writers attempt to create plausible future worlds by extrapolating scientific, technological, and social trends into the future. Such extrapolations are often quickly out of date, since scientific...
From: FoundationIt is always cheering to clear up a troublesome literary and scientific mystery. Isaac Asimov's long-running chronicles of our future have posed one such problem, and now in his seventieth year the answer can at last be...
From:St. James Guide to Science Fiction Writers (4th ed.)At the age of three, Isaac Asimov was brought to Brooklyn from Petrovichi, Russia, by penniless immigrant parents. He grew up in a series of candy stores, earned a Ph.D. in chemistry and reached the rank of associate...
Reiterated Plots and Themes in the Robot Novels: Getting away with Murder and Overcoming ProgrammingJust as the Robot stories and novels exhibit the same chaos-theory concepts as does the Foundation series, but in a somewhat different way, so too do the Robot novels exhibit the same fractal quality of duplication...
From: Voice of Youth AdvocatesRobert A. Heinlein has his Grumbles From the Grave: the late Isaac Asimov now has his Gold, a collection of Asimov's previously uncollected short fiction and nonfiction pieces. The fiction is at the least serviceable,...
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