One of the biggest names in scif is Issac Asimov.He was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. In his lifetime (1920 – 1992) he wrote over 500 books that enlightened, entertained, and spanned the realm of human knowledge.
Isaac Asimov was recognized by the 111th Congress on March 9, 2010 in House Resolution 1055, "supporting the designation of National Robotics Week as an annual event". The following passage appears in the text of the bill:"Whereas the second week in April each year is designated as 'National Robotics Week', recognizing the accomplishments of Isaac Asimov, who immigrated to America, taught science, wrote science books for children and adults, first used the term robotics, developed the Three Laws of Robotics, and died in April, 1992: Now, therefore, be it resolved..."
Asimov’s “Three Laws of Robotics” are defined as: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 orders given 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 Law.
Today, Asimovs Magazine continues his love for all things Science Fiction by publishing stories in which “the characters cope with presents that are removed from our own to varying degrees, the dilemmas they face are never removed from the joys and terrors of the human condition…”
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