Arthur Clarke

Science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke holds a copy of his book, "Exploration of Space" at a home in Washington, D.C., in this June 9, 1952 file photo. Clarke, the author of more than 100 books, including "2001: A Space Odyssey", died early Wednesday, March 19, 2008 after suffering from breathing problems. He was 90.
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