Isaac Asimov (born Isaak Yudovich Ozimov, c. January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. Asimov was one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited more than 500 books and an estimated 90,000 letters and postcards. His works have been... more »
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''Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.''Isaac Asimov (1920-1992), Russian-born U.S. author. repr. In Asimov on Science Fiction (1981). "How Easy to See the Future," Natural History (New York...
Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of todaybut the core of science fiction, its essence ... has become crucial to our salvatio...Isaac Asimov (1920-1992), Russian-born U.S. author. repr. In Asimov on Science Fiction (1981). "My Own View," The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, ed....