Ep. 331: Arthur C. Clarke’s Technologies

In our previous episode, we introduced Arthur C. Clarke, the amazing man and science fiction writer. Today we’ll be discussing his legacy and ideas on space exploration. You’ll be amazed to hear how many of the ideas we take for granted were invented or just accurately predicted by Arthur C. Clarke.

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This episode is sponsored by: Swinburne Astronomy Online, 8th Light, Cleancoders.com

Show Notes

  • Arthur C. Clarke’s Predictions
  • Profiles of the Future on Amazon
  • How Star Trek Artists imagined the iPad — Ars Technica
  • The Fountains of Paradise
  • The 1945 Proposal by Arthur C. Clarke of Geosynchronous Satellites 
  • Red Mars Trilogy
  • Ep. 144 — Space Elevators
  • Planetary Resources
  • Rendezvous With Rama
  • Few Asteroids are worth mining, Harvard study reports — BBC
  • Songs of Distant Earth
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  • One Response to Ep. 331: Arthur C. Clarke’s Technologies

    1. George McDowell January 30, 2014 at 4:29 pm #

      “You’ll be amazed to hear how many of the ideas we take for granted were invented or just accurately predicted by Arthur C. Clarke.”

      You’d be less amazed if you were a contemporary of Clarke and read the same science and science/fiction that he read and thus realize how few of these ideas are actually his.

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