Celebrating Science Fiction Writer Isaac Asimov’s Influence at Georgia Tech

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A look at how Georgia Tech faculty and students have been inspired by influential science fiction writer Isaac Asimov.

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Jan. 2 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of influential science fiction author Isaac Asimov, whose hard-science approach to his craft sparked the imaginations of countless writers and scientists. In recent years, Asimov’s birthday has also become known as “Science Fiction Day.” In celebration of this centennial, we are taking a look at how Asimov influenced Georgia Institute of Technology faculty and students, and also offer a selection of Asimov-themed reading suggestions for Science Fiction Day.

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Jan. 2 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of influential science fiction author Isaac Asimov, whose hard-science approach to his craft sparked the imaginations of countless writers and scientists. In recent years, Asimov’s birthday has also become known as “Science Fiction Day.”

In celebration of this centennial, we are taking a look at how Asimov influenced Georgia Institute of Technology faculty and students, and also offer a selection of Asimov-themed reading suggestions for Science Fiction Day from the faculty of the science fiction studies program in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

To learn more about how Asimov has influenced Georgia Tech faculty and students, read our feature, “Inspired by Asimov.”

Then check out “Six Things to Read for Science Fiction Day 2020,” and be sure to look out for the bonus picks!

 

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, School of Literature, Media, and Communication, School of Modern Languages

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Science Fiction Day, isaac asimov, science fiction
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  • Created On: Dec 31, 2019 - 10:49am
  • Last Updated: Dec 31, 2019 - 10:51am