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Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles) 1917-2008

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2001 : a space odyssey by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

245 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 6,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an enigmatic monolith is found buried on the moon, scientists are amazed to discover that it's at least 3 million years old. Even more amazing, after it's unearthed the artifact releases a powerful signal aimed at Saturn. What sort of alarm has been triggered? To find out, a manned spacecraft, the Discovery, is sent to investigate. Its crew is highly trained--the best--and they are assisted by a self-aware computer, the ultra-capable HAL 9000. But HAL's programming has been patterned after the human mind a little too well. He is capable of guilt, neurosis, even murder, and he controls every single one of Discovery's components. The crew must overthrow this digital psychotic if they hope to make their rendezvous with the entities that are responsible not just for the monolith, but maybe even for human civilization
2001, a space odyssey by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

199 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 5,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A science fiction film which moves from the pre-historic birth of intelligence toward the emergence of man as pure thought somewhere in the future
2010 : odyssey two by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

127 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 4,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haywood Floyd, director of the original Discovery mission, sets out to discover what happened to HAL 9000 and comes face to face with something claiming to be Dave Bowman
Childhood's end by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

199 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 4,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Overlords appeared suddenly over every city-intellectually, technologically, and militarily superior to humankind. They demanded very little to the humans-or so they thought
2061 : odyssey three by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

83 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 4,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While on expedition to Halley's Comet, a spaceship crew is called to carry out a dangerous rescue mission
3001 : the final odyssey by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

71 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world in the year 3001 seen through the eyes of an astronaut, revived after a thousand-year sleep. The earth is encircled by space cities, accessed by elevators and education is a breeze, computers enabling the brain to absorb complicated information in milliseconds. By the author of 2001: A Space Odyssey
Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

156 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the twenty-second century, a space probe's investigation of a mysterious, cylindrical asteroid brings man into contact with an extra-galactic civilization
The songs of distant earth by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

86 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The paradise of Thalassa is threatened by an evolutionary event brewing beneath the calm seas and by a spacecraft of refugees hovering in orbit above the planet. The arrival of a spaceship from Earth--destroyed when its sun went nova--carrying five million Earthlings in suspended animation, as well as an uncensored cultural record of Earth, threatens to destroy the paradisiacal planet of Thalassa
Rama II by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

69 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 2,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1973, Clarke's Rendezvous with Rama won the Hugo, Nebula and Campbell awards. This new novel is the second in a trilogy about the mystifying world-ships and their flybys of our solar system. The 12 specialists chosen to explore a second Raman craft passing through human space 70 years after the first are more involved with adultery, religion and media contracts than they are with scientific advancement
The fountains of Paradise by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

67 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this, which many consider this to be Clarke's best novel, Vannevar Morgan is the greatest civil engineer of the mid-22nd century. Having built a bridge across the Straits of Gibraltar, he dreams of an even greater accomplishment, a bridge to space: a "skyhook," or "space elevator." This will be a cable stretching from the Earth's equator to an anchoring satellite in geosynchronous orbit. First Morgan must deal with the monks who own the ideal real estate, a mountaintop on the fictional island of Taprobane (a version of Clarke's adopted home of Sri Lanka, moved south so that it lies on the equator). He also has to work on the financing, solve various political problems, deal with skeptics, and finally solve some critical engineering issues and deal with the inevitable crises accompanying the actual building of the elevator
The garden of Rama by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

57 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to: Rama II. During the 23rd century, three human cosmonauts learn of their destination and their challenge in a rendezvous with a Raman base
Profiles of the future; an inquiry into the limits of the possible by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

72 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in English and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book originally appeared in 1962 and was based upon essays written during the period 1959-1961. Since it was concerned largely with ultimate possibilities, and not with achievements to be expected in the near future, even the remarkable events of the last decade have dated it very little. ... what has changed--and in ways that no one could possibly have predicted--is our entire attitude toward the future, and especially toward technology as a whole. Profiles was one of the first samples of a deluge of books about the future ..."--Preface to the Second Edition
The hammer of God by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

46 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The asteroid, Kali, is on a destruction course with planet Earth
Imperial Earth by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

48 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Find out what happens to Duncan Makenzie when he is sent from Titan, a moon of Saturn, to Earth's quincentennial celebration
Cradle by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

48 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photojournalist accidentally discovers some futuristic weapons that can destroy the world, and faces a great challenge in trying to avert disaster
Rama revealed by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

37 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicole Wakefield, ex-governor of the colony of humans on the spaceship Rama III, is in her cell awaiting death for treason. She opposed the colony's new rulers. But Richard, her husband whom she thought dead, sends robots to rescue her
The ghost from the Grand Banks by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

41 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2007, just five years before the centennial of the sinking of the "Titanic," two corporations--one English, one Japanese--each using futuristic technology, contend with each other over the ship's retrieval
Richter 10 by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

38 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A race to avert a massive earthquake. The hero is Lewis Crane, a seismologist whose family perished in the one in Los Angeles in 1994 and who devotes himself to forecasting them. He predicts a giant one for the Mississippi Valley, it never materializes and Crane is laughed at. Then he discovers a mistake in his calculations and realizes the earthquake is round the corner. But how to convince the country?
The city and the stars by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

134 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There had been cities before, but never such a city as Diaspar. For millennia its protective dome shut out the creeping decay and danger of the world outside. Once, it had held powers that ruled the stars; but then, the legends said, the Invaders came, driving humanity into this last refuge. This is Arthur Clarke's masterly vision of the far distant future, millions of years after our civilization has vanished into dust
The light of other days by Arthur C Clarke( Book )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inventor discovers a way to us quantom physics to see anywhere, even into the past, changing the fabric of society
 
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arthur c. clarke artur klark

Arthur C. Clarke autore di fantascienza e inventore britannico

Arthur C. Clarke britischer Science-Fiction-Schriftsteller

Arthur C. Clarke britisk opfinder, manuskriptforfatter, skribent og ingeniør

Arthur C. Clarke britisk oppfinnar, manusforfattar, skribent og ingeniør

Arthur C. Clarke britisk oppfinner, manusforfatter, skribent og ingeniør

Arthur C. Clarke Brits schrijver

Arthur C. Clarke brittisk uppfinnare, manusförfattare, författare och ingenjör

Arthur C. Clarke Escritor británico de divulgación científica y ciencia ficción, inventor, presentador de televisión

Arthur C. Clarke Pengarang dan pencipta British dan Sri Lanka

Arthur C. Clarke pisarz brytyjski, autor książek science fiction

Arthur Charles Clarke

Arthur Charles Clarke autore di fantascienza e inventore britannico

Arthurus Clarke

Artur Klark

Arturs Klārks

Clark, Arthur C. 1917-2008

Clark, Arthur Charles 1917-

Clark, Arthur Charles 1917-2008

Clārk, Ārtūr Sī 1917-

Clārk, Ārtūr Sī 1917-2008

Clarke, A.

Clarke, A. C.

Clarke, A. C. 1917-

Clarke A. C. 1917-2008

Clarke, A. C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-

Clarke, A. C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008

Clarke, Arthur 1917-2008

Clarke, Arthur C.

Clarke, Arthur C. 1917-

Clarke, Arthur C. 1917-2008

Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles)

Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-

Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), 1917-2008

Clarke, Arthur Ch.

Clarke , Arthur Charles

Clarke Arthur Charles 1917-2008

Clarke, Arthur Cl 1917-2008

Clarke, Artur Charlz, 1917-

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Kʻei-la-kʻi 1917-

Kʿei-la-kʿi 1917-2008

Kelake, Ase C. 1917-

Kelake, Ase C. 1917-2008

Klark, A. 1917-

Klark, A. 1917-2008

Klark, A. (Artur), 1917-

Klark, A. (Artur), 1917-2008

Klark, Arthour 1917-

Klark, Arthour 1917-2008

Klark, Artur.

Klark, Artur 1917-2008

Ḳlarḳ, Artur C. 1917-

Ḳlarḳ, Artur C. 1917-2008

Klark, Artur Charlẓ

Klark, Artur Charlz 1917-

Klark, Artur Charlẓ 1917-2008

Ḳlarḳ, Artur Tsʿarles 1917-2008

Kʻŭllakʻŭ, Adŏ C. 1917-

Kʿŭllakʿŭ, Adŏ C. 1917-2008

Kurāku, Āsā C. 1917-

Kurāku, Āsā C. 1917-2008

O'Brien, E.G., 1917-2008

Willis, Charles, 1917-2008

Άρθουρ Κλαρκ

Артур Кларк

Артур Ч. Кларк

Артур Чарлз Кларк

Артур Чарльз Кларк английский писатель, учёный, футуролог и изобретатель

Артър Кларк

Кларк А. 1917-2008

Кларк А. Ч. 1917-2008

Кларк, Артур 1917-2008

Кларк, Артур Чарлз 1917-2008

Кларк, Артур Чарльз английский писатель, учёный, футуролог и изобретатель

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ארתור סי. קלארק

קלארק, ארתור סי.

קלארק, ארתור סי 1917-2008

קלארק, ארתור צ'ארלס

קלרק, ארתור צ'רלס 1917-2008

آرتور سی. کلارک مخترع، فیلمنامه‌نویس، نویسنده، و مهندس بریتانیایی

آرثر سي كلارك

آرثر سي. كلارك، 1917-2008

كلارك، آرثر تشارلز، 1917-2008

आर्थर सी. क्लार्क

আর্থার সি ক্লার্ক

আর্থার সি ক্লার্ক একজন বিখ্যাত বিজ্ঞান কল্পকাহিনী লেখক এবং উদ্ভাবক

ஆர்தர் சி. கிளார்க்

ആർതർ സി. ക്ലാർക്ക്

ආතර් සී ක්ලාක්

อาร์เธอร์ ซี. คลาร์ก

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아서 C. 클라크

클라크, A. C. 1917-2008

클라크, 아더 C. 1917-2008

클라크, 아더 챨스 1917-2008

클라크, 아서 1917-2008

클라크, 아서 C. 1917-2008

클라크, 아서 찰스 1917-2008

アーサー・C・クラーク

アーサー C.クラーク 1917-2008

クラーク, A. C.

クラーク, アーサー・C.

亞瑟·查理斯·克拉克

阿瑟, 克拉克

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2001, a space odyssey2010 : odyssey twoChildhood's end2061 : odyssey three3001 : the final odysseyRendezvous with RamaThe songs of distant earthRama II