Posted Nov-07-2012 5:28 PM
[center][b]ARTHUR C. CLARKE[/b] [img]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d1/Clarke_sm.jpg/220px-Clarke_sm.jpg[/img] [i]Arthur C. Clarke in 2005[/i][/center] [b][u]Notable Works[/u][/b] Profiles Of The Future 2001: A Space Odyssey Rendezvouz With Rama The Fountains Of Paradise The works of [i]Sir Arthur C. (Charles) Clarke[/i] are well known to all sci fi fans, recognized not only as a sci fi author but also as an inventor and futurist. Of all of Clarkes works, [b]2001: A Space Odyssey[/b] is probably his best known, having been notably adapted into a classic Hollywood movie by [i]Stanley Kubrick[/i] in 1968, a movie that inspired a new generation of sci fi creators, including [i]Sir Ridley Scott[/i]. [center][img]http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4093/4911891186_9d37040e83_z.jpg[/img] [i]A still from Stanley Kubrick's adaptation of 2201: A Space Odyssey[/i][/center] [i]Sir Arthur C. Clarke[/i] (16th December 1917 - 19th March 2008), together with [i]Robert A. Heinlein[/i] and [i]Isaac Asimov[/i] were known as "The Big Three" in science fiction, also contributed to the idea of using geostationary satellites for telecommunications. Feel free to discuss anything and everything related to [i]Arthur C. Clarke[/i] and his works in this thread - your favorite story(s), adaptation(s), anything...