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arthur c. clarke

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Arthur C. Clarke's three wishes

The doyen of science fiction writers celebrates his 90th birthday with hopes and expectations for Earth and beyond.

By December 18, 2007

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A heartfelt goodbye to Arthur C. Clarke

The late science-fiction writer inspired and intrigued millions with his "deceptively dry voice of cosmic wonder."

By March 25, 2008

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Sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke is dead

Clarke, who wrote, among other things, '2001: A Space Odyssey,' has died, according to news reports.

By March 18, 2008

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Where we have a piper down

Celebrities like Hulk Hogan and the Olsen Twins invade our building, plus Guitar Hero DS makes us regret Guitar Hero's very existence on this planet, Arthur C. Clarke hits the bucket and Britney Spears hits the small screen, and Cartman hits back.

By March 20, 2008

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Industrial robots star in projection-mapping video

'Box' is an amazing live performance, mixing robotics, computer graphics, and choreography.

By September 25, 2013

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Five ways Google could help start an apocalypse

Humanoid (and cheetahoid) robots with access to your calendar and home automation systems gone bad are examples of how the "don't be evil" company could morph into a sci-fi franchise.

By January 29, 2014

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Retiring astronaut Hadfield calls 'Space Odyssey' most realistic sci-fi

Preparing to jettison from the Canadian Space Agency, Chris Hadfield reflects on Kubrick's epic film and his youth on a corn farm watching "Star Trek" reruns.

By June 10, 2013

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One year later, Hyperloop remains a fantasy

Elon Musk's tube transport concept unveiled a year ago remains just that: a concept. It also proves that even when the Internet falls in love, radical ideas rarely exit the realm of fiction.

By August 13, 2014

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Could a see-through Toyota Prius prevent accidents?

This optical-camouflage technology from Keio University in Japan is like an invisibility cloak but could make cars safer.

By October 3, 2012

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The magic Mercedes-Benz SL550

Mercedes-Benz redesigns its SL550 for the 2013 model year, giving it a new engine and a few technologies that start with the word magic.

By December 16, 2011