What is Isaac Asimov?

  • (noun): United States writer (born in Russia) noted for his science fiction (1920-1992).
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Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov (/ˈaɪzɨk ˈæzɨmɒv/ EYE-zək AZ-ə-mov; born Isaak Yudovich Ozimov, Russian: Исаак Юдович Озимов; c. January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. Asimov was one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited more than 500 books and an estimated 90,000 letters and postcards. His works have been published in all ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System (although his only work in the 100s—which covers philosophy and psychology—was a foreword for The Humanist Way).

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Isaac Asimov - Selected Bibliography - Nonfiction - Selected Books By Dewey Decimal Category
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... Science fiction short-story collections by Isaac Asimov I, Robot (1950) The Martian Way and Other Stories (1955) Earth Is Room Enough (1957) Nine Tomorrows (1959) The Rest of the Robots (1964) Through a Glass ...
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... of Psychohistory founder, Hari Seldon in Isaac Asimov's Foundation series Lagash—Isaac Asimov's Nightfall (planet where each day lasts two thousand years) Solaria — Isaac Asimov's Robot series ... Synnax—Isaac Asimov's Galactic Empire series and Foundation series—The birthplace of Gaal Dornick, it was in a stellar system orbiting a region called the 'blue drift' ... Terminus—Home of the Foundation in Isaac Asimov's Foundation series Trantor—Isaac Asimov's Galactic Empire series and Foundation series—A planet-wi ...
List Of Fictional Science Fiction And Fantasy Detectives
... of Byzantium (1987) Marid Audran George Alec Effinger When Gravity Fails (1986) Elijah Baley Isaac Asimov The Caves of Steel (1954) Marty Burns Jay ... Seaton Davenport Isaac Asimov "The Dust of Death" (1956) Rick Deckard Philip K ... Daneel Olivaw Isaac Asimov The Caves of Steel (1954) Nohar Rajasthan S ...
Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years Of Science Fiction, Sixth Series
... Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years of Science Fiction, Sixth Series is a 1988 hardcover reprint of Isaac Asimov Presents The Great SF Stories 11 (1949) and. 6 two-volume books which together reprinted the first 12 of 25 books in the Isaac Asimov Presents The Great SF Stories series of compilations ...

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    It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.... This, in turn, means that our statesmen, our businessmen, our everyman must take on a science fictional way of thinking.
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    Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.
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