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  • Isaac Asimov

    Isaac Asimov‚ the pre-eminent popular-science writer of the day and for more than 40 years one of the best and best-known writers of science fiction‚ died yesterday at New York University Hospital. He was 72 years old and lived in Manhattan. He died of heart and kidney failure‚ said his brother‚ Stanley. Mr. Asimov was amazingly prolific‚ writing nearly 500 books on a wide range of subjects‚ from works for preschoolers to college textbooks. He was perhaps best known for his science fiction and

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  • Isaac Asimov and Entropy

    English 4 Honors March 1‚ 2011 Isaac Awesomov Entropy is a measure of the unavailable energy in a closed thermodynamic system that is also usually considered to be a measure of the system ’s disorder‚ that is a property of the system ’s state‚ and that varies directly with any reversible change in heat in the system and inversely with the temperature of the system (Webster). Entropy is a fundamental aspect of not only physics and its relation to thermodynamics‚ but also to biology and cognition

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  • Isaac Asimov: The Father of Science Fiction

    English 11 R Mr. Ferrare 9 February 2010 Isaac Asimov: The Father of Science-Fiction Isaac Asimov is well known for his Foundation series but wrote a total of over 500 books. These books were commonly science-fiction‚ but he also wrote mysteries and other genres of literature‚ including a memoir. Although these works differ in genre‚ they each contain Isaac Asimov’s desire to help the world and educate people in any way he could. Isaac Asimov used his work to reflect upon the world and address

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  • validity of science fiction in isaac asimov foundation

    Seminar Paper On  Isaac Asimov’s Foundation - Validity of Science Fiction Submitted By: Supervised To: Palak Madan Dr Smita Mishra Assistant Professor Amity Institute of English Studies and Research AMITY UNIVERSITY UTTAR PRADESH India Science fiction is a genre of fiction dealing with imaginative content such as futuristic settings‚ futuristic science and technology‚

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  • Isaac Asimov: Envisioning the Future of Our Own Humanity

    Matthew Cross Professor Molly Sides ENG 103 22 June 2013 Isaac Asimov: Envisioning the Future of our Own Humanity "If it brings me humanity‚ that will be worth it. If it doesn ’t‚ it will bring an end to striving and that will be worth it‚ too." (The Bicentennial Man 22). Isaac Asimov‚ a dreamer who with humble beginnings pushed science fiction into the beginnings of reality. There is no one quite like Asimov. He has written more on more subjects‚ and better on more subjects‚ and more unexpectedly

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  • "The Eureka Phenomenon" by Isaac Asimov

    In Isaac Asimov’s "The Eureka Phenomenon"‚ he explains that when relaxed‚ a person’s mind can solve a problem‚ conflict‚ or make a discovery much easier than if the person was in a stressed out state of mind. Examples are provided all throughout the story‚ including the humorous story of King Hieron II and Archimedes. This story in a nutshell was about King Hieron II giving a large amount of gold to a goldsmith to fashion a crown. After receiving the crown‚ King Hieron II had suspicions that the

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  • Eye Do More Than See By Isaac Asimov: An Analysis

    Isaac Asimov is a legend known for his science fiction stories. Isaac Asimov was born on January 2‚ 1920 in Petrovichi‚ Russia‚ Soviet Union. Isaac and his family moved to Brooklyn New York in 1923. His parents changed his date of birth to September 7‚ 1919 so he can start school a year earlier. He had started reading before he was 5 years old. From 1930-1932 Isaac Asimov was placed in rapid advance course. Isaac Asimov was a smart and brilliant student. He skipped some grades in between his early

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  • An Analysis of "Dr. Susan Calvin" in "I, Robot", by Isaac Asimov

    mathematicians were incapable of doing. Through these many adventures in the field of robotics‚ Dr. Susan Calvin displays her many character traits to the reader. Dr. Calvin has an excellent combination of many different attributes. In I‚ Robot‚ by Isaac Asimov‚ Dr. Susan Calvin‚ the main character‚ reveals much about herself to the reader‚ and makes the book what it is. Many times during the novel‚ Dr. Calvin displays amazing intelligence in tough situations. When analyzing the mind reading robot named

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  • Synthesis Essay That Compares the Short Story "All the Troubles of the World" by Isaac Asimov to Minority Report

    they are also becoming increasingly vulnerable for errors. “All the troubles of the world” by Isaac Asimov and “Minority Report” were both about computers that are very different. However they both had major flaws in their systems. The computers systems in “All the troubles of the world” by Isaac Asimov and Minority Report were both very different. In “All the troubles of the world” by Isaac Asimov the entire world is controlled by Multivac. Multivac is responsible for earth’s economy‚ preventing

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  • Isaac Asimov's I, Robot

    being to come to harm 2) A robot must obey orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law 3) A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law (Asimov

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