Today is Isaac Asimov’s birthday! According to Wikipedia, he is “widely considered a master of the science-fiction genre and, along with Robert A. Heinlein and Arthur C. Clarke, was considered one of the ‘Big Three’ science-fiction writers during his lifetime”. Here are some stats on this Sci-Fi guy:
Lived from c. January 2, 1920 until April 6, 1992
Born in Petrovichi, RSFSR
Literary movement: Golden Age of Science Fiction
Notable work(s): Foundation Trilogy, Nightfall
His most famous work is the Foundation Series. Click here for more info. His other major series are the Galactic Empire series (contains three of Asimov’s earliest novels and one short story) and the Robot series.
Happy Birthday, Isaac Asimov!