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Arthur C. Clarke

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  1. Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, CBE (16 December 1917–19 March 2008) was a British science fiction author, inventor, and futurist, most famous for the novel 2001

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  2. A Space Odyssey, written in collaboration with director Stanley Kubrick, a collaboration which led also to the film of the same name

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  3. and as a host and commentator in the British television series Mysterious World

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  4. Clarke served in the Royal Air Force as a radar instructor and technician from 1941-1946, proposed satellite communication systems in 1945 which won him the Franklin Institute Stuart Ballantine Gold Medal in 1963 and a nomination in 1994 for a Nobel

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  5. Later, he helped fight for the preservation of lowland gorillas

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