Today Isaac Asimov would have turned 95 years

Isaac Yudovitch winter was born January 2, 1920 in the village of Petrovichi Smolensk region. He was a popularizer of science, a biochemist and writer who gave the world some 500 art books in the genres of science fiction, fantasy and detective stories, as well as non-fiction. Isaac Asimov referred to as the "Big Three" of science fiction writers with Arthur C. Clarke and Robert Heinlein.






First published story by Isaac Asimov was "Marooned Off Vesta", released in the magazine Amazing Stories in 1939. Two years later, another story was published, who made the famous writer - «Приход night », or" And darkness came "in some Russian publications. This work was one of the most famous ever published stories, and in 1968 was recognized as the best ever written fiction stories. The story is the story of the planet Kalgash at which time 2049 years in the night and the whole civilization dies.




About robots Asimov began writing in 1939: it was "Robbie". Later, in 1941, was written "Liar" of the robot, read minds. It is here that are beginning to emerge laws of robotics, which were finalized in 1942 story "Runaround". And in 1986, the novel "Robots and Empire" was proposed and zero law. Laws of Robotics became a unifying theme for the fiction of Isaac Asimov. Storybook "I, Robot" has brought international fame to the writer.

0. A robot may not injure humanity, or, through inaction, allow humanity to come to harm was.
1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
2. A robot must obey all orders, which gives a person, except where such orders conflict with the First Law.
3. A robot must protect its own to the extent that it does not conflict with the First or Second Law. Blockquote>
 


In 1942 he began a series of novels "Reason," a world which was in 1980, combined with stories about robots. Now John Nolan is working on the script for this series series of novels. Since 1958 Asimov began writing more popular scientific literature.

But most of all he liked the most? Asimov's favorite story was "The Last Question", "Bicentennial Man" and "The Ugly Little Boy", a favorite novel - "The gods themselves."

Screen Versions h4> On New Year's holidays you have great news to see your favorite films, shot on the works of Isaac Asimov.

Bicentennial Man h4> Start can with "Bicentennial Man", filmed in 1999. The main role in this film based on a "positron man" (which, in turn, is based on the short story "The Bicentennial Man"), performed by Robin Williams.

The film tells the story of a robot Andrew NDR-114 model that examines humanity and looking for questions. He understands that he becomes a man, and begins to transform ourselves into it physically. Two hundred years it goes on this way, through the courts trying to achieve recognition of him as a man, and yet he will do it, even at the cost of his own life.







I, Robot h4> In 2004 saw the release of "I, Robot", the main role that played by Will Smith. The film is based on the cycle of works of Isaac Asimov's positronic robots on.





Source: geektimes.ru/post/243781/

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