Wednesday, January 31, 2007

I never heard of me

... but you can bet I'm going to look myself up in a big hurry! Thanks to Sunni Maravillosa, who got the link from Scott Bieser. OK, Mr. Google, what do ya got? Holy smokes, I'm an SFWA Grand Master? How did I live this long without knowing about me?!?!?

I am:
Hal Clement (Harry C. Stubbs)
A quiet and underrated master of "hard science" fiction who, among other things, foresaw integrated circuits back in the 1940s.

Which science fiction writer are you?


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Blogger pedro velasquez said...

Harry Clement Stubbs, bet basketball who writes under the name Hal Clement, will be named 1998 Grand Master at the Nebula Awards™ banquet this May 1st in Pittsburgh. The highly-coveted Grand Master award represents the pinnacle of peer recognition in the genres of science fiction and fantasy. sportsbook It is awarded by SFWA in recognition of a lifetime of achievement in science fiction or fantasy writing. Hal Clement published his first story, "Proof," in 1942, in Astounding Science Fiction, then the premier magazine of the field. His best-known novel, Mission of Gravity, march madness is one of the seminal works of `hard' rigorous science fiction; it deals with a mission to a vital component from a space probe that has crashed on Mesklin, a fast-rotating, massive planet where the effective gravity varies from three times that of Earth's at the equator to 700gs at the poles

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