He had a crystal set and fabricated telescopes from cardboard tubes. There's a rather explicit dialog concerning bisexuality in "The Songs of Distant Earth", right at the beginning of chapter 35 "Convalescence": Clarke Gamma Ray Burst". In his article, he calculated that it would be possible to find an orbit in space, at about 23, miles from earth, in which an object would remain fixed over a particular position on the planet, and which could therefore be used to bounce signals from. Archived from the original on 26 November Heinlein Centennial in which he closed his comments with a goodbye to his fans. Who wrote the sex bits, I wonder?
Norton hoped that he could meet her one day; she must be a most remarkable woman.
A Century of Science Fiction Legend Arthur C. Clarke
And the robot will figure it out. Clarke's Mysterious World Arthur C. Although he and his home were unharmed by the Indian Ocean earthquake tsunamihis "Arthur C. On a trip to Florida in  Clarke met and quickly married Marilyn Mayfield, a year-old American divorcee with a young son. A Space Odyssey project. Self-absorbed he might be and a teetotallerbut an impeccable gent through and through. He was knighted by the British government May 26,
But you have to keep up with reality. InClarke published The Lost Worlds ofwhich included his accounts of the production, and alternative versions of key scenes. In addition to writing, Clarke set up several diving-related ventures with his business partner Mike Wilson. New York, Ballantine Books, p. Archived from the original PDF on 18 March However his short fiction was superb. Most of his technical papers have, as he says, been published in Playboy.