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Asimov

Isaac. 1920--92, US writer and biochemist, born in Russia. His science-fiction works include Foundation Trilogy (1951--53; sequel 1982) and the collection of stories I, Robot (1950)
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In one of these micro-essays, Asimov brilliantly sums up one aspect of human existence.
Asimov selected wine to highlight the theme that “this is the greatest time in history for wine, with more wines made in more styles from more grapes than ever before.
Asimov by then had already dreamed up an ethics code that would guide his writing, shape the broader popular debate, and even inspire industrial designs for decades to come.
Asimov detested the cliche of "rogue robot plot where a mad scientist works obsessively to create an artificial man by ignoring all other warnings.
Asimov fue merecedor del premio "Hugo" a la mejor serie de novelas de ciencia ficcion de todos los tiempos por su trilogia "Fundacion" (Asimov, 1999).
Asimov, a Mensa genius and author of 500 books, was asked to lay out his vision of the future to mark the opening of the World's Fair in America.
Martin Gardner wrote 111 puzzles for his good friend Isaac Asimov to include in Isaac's Science Fiction Magazine.
As Donald Hassler has noted, the Enlightenment resonances in Asimov lead to representations of "gradual accumulation of knowledge and eventual rational control" (23), and thus in Asimov's fictional universe the experience of the sublime seems to become a mark of ignorance--as soon as knowledge is accumulated, the sublime is pushed away.
The folks at Broadley Vineyards in Monroe are bursting with pride as well, after the 2008 Broadley Estate-Sundance Barrel Selection Pinot Noir was chosen as a New York Times Top Wine Pick by wine critic Eric Asimov.
I'm part of the generation that read Isaac Asimov and Arthur C.
Thriller, loosely based on the short stories by Isaac Asimov, starring Will Smith and Bridget Moynahan.
Asimov was born in January 2, 1920 in Petrovichi in Smolensk Oblast, Russia.