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"Names and attributes must be accommodated to the essence of things, and not the essence to the names, since things come first and names afterwards." – Galileo

ARTHUR C CLARKE (1917-2008)

Arthur C Clarke

One of the world’s greatest science fiction writers (famous for 2001: A  Space Odyssey) passed away today in Colombo. Not many people know that he was a  true visionary he came up with the idea for Geostationary Satellites as far back as 1945. Below are some of his memorable Laws:

Clarke’s First Law: When a distinguished but elderly scientist says that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he says it is impossible, he is very probably wrong.

Clarke’s Second Law: The only way to find the limits of the possible is by going beyond them to the impossible.

Clarke’s Third (and most quoted) Law: Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

Read more about the famous author in The Gaurdian 

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