I grew up on his books. I lived my childhood reliving the worlds of 2001: Space Odyssey and Rama in my head. Never has science fiction inspired so huge an existence in me than his books, well…save for
Issac Isaac Asimov and Frank Herbert. Without writers like them to thank for, I don’t think I would ever have found the road in which I thread on this moment
To which now, may he rest in peace.
And may the magic of science undiscovered and unexplored live on in the minds of all scientists who seek the heart of knowledge founded and truth absolute.