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2010-04-28 05:08:00

PARIS and WASHINGTON, D.C., April 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Washington D.C.-based Arthur C. Clarke Foundation has honoured Giuliano Berretta, Chairman of the Board of Eutelsat Communications, as the 2010 winner of the "Arthur C. Clarke Lifetime Achievement Award".

2010-04-27 13:15:00

The director of NASA's Ames Research Center, S Pete Worden, was recognized Tuesday by The Arthur C Clarke Foundation for his leadership in space exploration.

2008-03-24 22:50:00

The crews of the International Space Station and the visiting space shuttle Endeavour spoke from space Sunday night to reporters gathered at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. During the event, collectSPACE.com asked the astronauts to reflect on the influences of science fiction writer Arthur C.

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2008-03-18 18:05:00

Arthur C. Clarke, a visionary science fiction writer who won worldwide acclaim with more than 100 books on space, science and the future, died Wednesday in his adopted home of Sri Lanka, an aide said. He was 90.

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2007-12-17 16:00:00

Science-fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke listed three wishes on his 90th birthday: for the world to embrace cleaner energy resources, for a lasting peace in his adopted home, Sri Lanka, and for evidence of extraterrestrial beings.

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2007-09-12 19:13:23

The international Cassini spacecraft went into safe mode this week after successfully passing over a Saturn moon that was the mysterious destination of a deep-space faring astronaut in Arthur C. Clarke's novel "2001: A Space Odyssey."

2006-04-12 04:21:48

By Peter Apps and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO (Reuters) - For Buddhist monks and astrologers, when Sri Lanka permanently puts its clocks back thirty minutes at midnight on Friday, the island is putting itself back in sync with the stars and planets.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.