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United States writer of science fiction (1907-1988)

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It is also in this post-war era that Robert Heinlein began his juvenile series of twelve novels, starting with Rocket Ship Galileo in 1947 through Have Space Suit, Will Travel in 1958.
Right then I picked up a magazine someone had left and it fell to a page that contained an extract from an old Robert Heinlein novel.
One of the most amazing examples is Grokker--the name is derived from the Robert Heinlein science fiction novel term "grok" that means to understand through intimate and exhaustive knowledge--originally a fee-based desktop tool that was recently released in a free Web-based version.
Events unfold, as a transsexual librarian puts it, "Like the plot of a Greek tragedy," but it is Sophocles rewritten by Robert Heinlein, S.
Clarke, Robert Heinlein, Spider Robinson's Callahan series and Margaret Weis' and Don Perrin's Mag Force 7 series will enjoy this space adventure involving eclectic, humorous characters.
For someone who cut their teeth on the works of Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein and later Octavia E.
Robert Heinlein stated it best: "There ain't no such thing as a free lunch.
The most famous case of a serial narrative of future history was that of Robert Heinlein whose 'Timeline' chart has passed into science fiction mythology.
Sony released its ``Starship Troopers'' movie, based on the Robert Heinlein book and featuring computer-generated giant insects, in late 1997 to moderate box office returns of $57 million domestically.
As the author intended, readers of The House of Rumour will hear echoes of Robert Heinlein and Philip K.
Robert Heinlein (who wrote the cult classic, Stranger in a Strange Land) expressed the need rather ominously in his 1973 novel, Time Enough for Love, when the main character states, "It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so, and will follow it by suppressing opposition, subverting all education to seize early the minds of the young, and by killing, locking up, or driving underground all heretics.
Science fiction legend Robert Heinlein is a walking contradiction.
There's not much in Bonny Doon, to be sure, beyond a church, a couple of fire stations and, according to Wikipedia, the town was home to Robert Heinlein from 1965 to 1988; his circular house can still be seen off Bonny Doon Road.
And yet Robert Heinlein and Albert Ellis shared a common perspective, or point of view, that developed from the same source--Alfred Korzybski and general semantics.
That's particularly true for baby boomers who grew up reading Ray Bradbury and Robert Heinlein and who remember watching John Glenn be slung into orbit and Neal Armstrong take that first giant lunar leap.