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Arthur C Clarke, science fiction author and inspiration to many makers just passed away –

British science fiction writer Sir Arthur C Clarke has died in Sri Lanka at the age of 90. Born in Somerset, he came to fame in 1968 when a short story The Sentinel was made into the film 2001: A Space Odyssey by director Stanley Kubrick. Once called “the first dweller in the electronic cottage”, his vision of future space travel and computing captured the popular imagination.

BBC NEWS | UK | Writer Arthur C Clarke dies at 90