Wednesday, March 19, 2008

[Author Obit] Arthur C. Clarke, 1917-2008


"(CNN) - Author Arthur C. Clarke, whose science fiction and non-fiction works ranged from the script for 2001: A Space Odyssey to an early proposal for communications satellites, has died at age 90, associates have said."

"Visionary author Arthur C. Clarke had fans around the world."

"Clarke had been wheelchair-bound for several years with complications stemming from a youthful bout with polio and had suffered from back trouble recently, said Scott Chase, the secretary of the nonprofit Arthur C. Clarke Foundation."

"He died early Wednesday - Tuesday afternoon ET - at a hospital in Colombo, Sri Lanka, where he had lived since the 1950s, Chase said."

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