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Science Fiction: Authors

Issac Asimov

Issac Asimov (1920-1992 ) was one the most prolific writers of science and science fiction of all time having written or edited over 500 books.

A multiple Hugo and Nebula Award winner, Asimov wrote the widely popular The Gods Themselves and the Foundation Series. In I, Robot, he invented the three laws of Robots this is often quoted by other writers -

  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 the orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
  3. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws.