arthur c. clarke

To the stars. With an elevator.

While Sir Arthur C. Clarke popularized the concept of the Space Elevator, it was Jerome Pearson and Yuri Artsutanov who did the original engineering, separately, on the concept originally put forward by Konstantin Tsiolkovsky. From…

2012, A Moon visit

A few days ago I posted some observations of the Moon. Today I looked at the post again due to the fact that I had been watching 2001 A Space Odyssey again. Disliked by many…

Live upstairs

Why this post? It’s because I love those ’50s and ’60s vistas of the future. And because Iove the SF from Arthur Clarke. Not to mention ice cream. (Slate)