En L’An 2000 is a series of visionary illustrations of the year 2000 from Paris’ World Exhibition in 1900.
At the turn of the previous century, a group of French artists were asked to imagine the year 2000 by illustrating what kinds of scientific and everyday design inventions progress might bring the worl...
En L’An 2000 is a series of visionary illustrations of the year 2000 from Paris’ World Exhibition in 1900.
At the turn of the previous century, a group of French artists were asked to imagine the year 2000 by illustrating what kinds of scientific and everyday design inventions progress might bring the worl...
5020 Asimov
5020 Asimov is an asteroid discovered March 2, 1981 by Schelte J. Bus, who also discovered 4923 Clarke on the same day. It is named after Isaac Asimov, the prolific American science fiction author. On...
K. V. Sarma
K. V. (Venkateswara) Sarma (1919–2005) was an Indian historian of science, particularly the astronomy and mathematics of the Kerala school.His doctoral thesis was at the Panjab University in 1977.He w...
Theodor von Schubert
Friedrich Theodor von Schubert (30 October 1758 – 21 October 1825) was a German astronomer and geographer. Born in Helmstedt, his father, Johann Ernst Schubert, was a professor of theology and a...
Frankenstein complex
In Isaac Asimov's robot novels, the Frankenstein complex is a term that he coined for the fear of mechanical men. While the term was perhaps unique for its time, the behavior it describes is one of th...
Allan Chapman (historian)
Allan Chapman FRAS (born 30 May 1946) is a British historian of science.Allan Chapman was born in Swinton, Lancashire, England and grew up in the Pendlebury and Clifton districts of the then Swinton a...
Mary Ackworth Orr Evershed
Mary Ackworth Evershed (née Orr; 1 January 1867 Plymouth Hoe, Devon - 25 October 1949, Ewhurst, Surrey) was a British astronomer and scholar. Her work on Dante Alighieri was written under the pen name...
R. Catesby Taliaferro
Robert Catesby Taliaferro (1907–1989) was an American mathematician, philosopher, and translator of ancient Greek and Latin works into English. An Episcopalian from an old Virginia family, he taught ...
Joseph Needham
Noel Joseph Terence Montgomery Needham, CH, FRS, FBA (/ˈniːdəm/; 9 December 1900 – 24 March 1995), also known as Li Yuese (simplified Chinese: 李约瑟; traditional Chinese: 李約瑟; pinyin: Lǐ Yuē...
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Xi Zezong
simplified Chinese: 席泽宗; traditional Chinese: 席澤宗; pinyin: Xí ZézōngXi Zezong (June 6, 1927, Yuanqu, Shanxi – December 27, 2008, Beijing) was a Chinese astronomical historian. He is best k...
John Louis Emil Dreyer
John Louis Emil Dreyer (February 13, 1852 – September 14, 1926) was a Danish-Irish astronomer.
He was born Johan Ludvig Emil Dreyer in Copenhagen: his father, Lieutenant General John Christop...
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Nightfall (Asimov short story and novel)
"Nightfall" is a 1941 science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov about the coming of darkness to the people of a planet ordinarily illuminated at all times on all sides. It was adapted into a novel w...
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Gerald J. Toomer
Gerald James Toomer (born 23 November 1934) is a historian of astronomy and mathematics who has written numerous books and papers on ancient Greek and medieval Islamic astronomy. In particular, he tr...
Isaac Asimov bibliography
Isaac Asimov (/ˈaɪzɨk ˈæzɨmɒv/; born Isaak Yudovich Ozimov; circa January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works ...
Isaac Asimov
Isaac Asimov (/ˈaɪzɨk ˈæzɨmɒv/; born Isaak Yudovich Ozimov; circa January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works ...
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Bernard R. Goldstein
Bernard R. Goldstein is a historian of science and professor emeritus at the University of Pittsburgh. Goldstein published on the history of astronomy in medieval Islamic and Jewish civilization and e...
Foundation series
The Foundation series is a science fiction series by Isaac Asimov. For nearly thirty years, the series was a trilogy: Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Foundation. It won the one-time Hugo Awa...
Ruan Yuan
Ruan Yuan (Chinese: 阮元; 1764–1849) was a scholar official of the Qing Dynasty in Imperial China. He won the jinshi degree in the imperial examinations in 1789 and was subsequently appointed to th...
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Asimov (crater)
Asimov Crater is an impact crater in the Noachis quadrangle of Mars, located at 47.0° S and 355.05° W. It is 84.0 km in diameter and was named after Isaac Asimov (1920–1992), an American biochem...
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Solomon Gandz
Solomon Gandz (2 February 1883, Tarnobrzeg, Austria – 30 March 1954) was a historian of science. Gandz published on the history of mathematics and astronomy in medieval Jewish and Islamic civili...
Norby
Norby is a fictional robot created by Janet Asimov and Isaac Asimov who stars in his own series of children's science fiction books, The Norby Chronicles. His first appearance was in the 1983 book Nor...
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Edward Stewart Kennedy
Edward Stewart Kennedy (3 January 1912 in Mexico – 4 May 2009 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania) was a historian of science specializing in medieval Islamic astronomical tables written in Persian and ...
Mesoplanet
Mesoplanets are planetary bodies with sizes smaller than Mercury but larger than Ceres. The term was coined by Isaac Asimov. Assuming "size" is defined by linear dimension (or by volume), mesoplanets ...
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Herbert Hall Turner
Herbert Hall Turner FRS (13 August 1861, Leeds – 20 August 1930, Stockholm) was a British astronomer and seismologist.
Herbert Hall Turner was educated at Clifton College and Trinity College,...
Sprouts of capitalism
The sprouts of capitalism, seeds of capitalism or capitalist sprouts are features of the economy of the late Ming and early Qing dynasties (16th to 18th centuries) that mainland Chinese historians hav...
Lucky Starr series
Lucky Starr is the hero of a series of science fiction books by Isaac Asimov, using the pen name "Paul French" and intended for juveniles.On 23 March 1951, Asimov met with his agent, Frederik Pohl, an...
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Nicholas Kollerstrom
Nicholas Kollerstrom (born 13 December 1946) is an English writer and historian of science. Formerly an honorary research fellow at University College London (UCL) and BBC lunar gardening corresponden...
Owen Gingerich
Owen Jay Gingerich (/ˈɡɪŋɡərɪtʃ/; born 1930) is Professor Emeritus of Astronomy and of the History of Science at Harvard University, and a senior astronomer emeritus at the Smithsonian Astrophysical O...
Three Laws of Robotics
The Three Laws of Robotics (often shortened to The Three Laws or Three Laws, also known as Asimov's Laws) are a set of rules devised by the science fiction author Isaac Asimov. The rules were introduc...
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