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Science fiction writer and inventor Arthur C. Clarke died on March 19, 2008. His "2001: A Space Odyssey" is considered one of the best movies ever made. His concept of geostationary satellites provides the world with communications. His life was about the future!         
Published in Space
A new book on the history of the telephone is being lauded for revealing the "shocking truth" that Alexander Graham Bell plagiarised a key component of his invention from rival Elisha Gray. The book's author may have uncovered the vital damning evidence that eluded Bell's accusers over a hundred years ago, but there is little shocking in the allegations which were thoroughly aired and repeatedly tested in court several times in the late 19th century.
Published in Cornered!
Friday, 12 October 2007 03:58

2007 Nobel Prize in Literature: Doris Lessing

It was announced on Thursday, October 11, 2007, that British writer Doris Lessing will be awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature. She is the eleventh woman author to be awarded the prize since 1901.
Published in Climate
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