Isaac Asimov: Life Story, Bio and Facts

Who is Isaac Asimov?

Isaac Asimov was a Russian-born American writer and professor of biochemistry, widely considered a master of science fiction and popular science. He was born on January 2, 1920, in Petrovichi, Russia, and emigrated to the United States with his family in 1923. Asimov began writing science fiction while still in his teens, and his first story was published in 1939. He went on to publish hundreds of short stories and novels, many of which are considered classics of the genre. Asimov's most famous works include the Foundation series and the Robot series, which explore themes of history, sociology, and the nature of intelligence.

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Asimov was also a prolific author of non-fiction, writing on a wide range of subjects including science, history, and literature. He wrote over 500 books and 90,000 letters and postcards. Asimov was also a professor of biochemistry, teaching at Boston University for more than 30 years. He died of heart and kidney failure on April 6, 1992.

Isaac Asimov Fast Facts


* Isaac Asimov was an American author and professor of biochemistry, born in 1920 in Petrovichi, Russia.
* He is best known for his science fiction novels and stories, and is considered one of the most prolific and influential science fiction writers of the 20th century.
* Asimov wrote over 500 books across a wide range of genres, including science fiction, popular science, and history.
* He is best known for his Foundation series and the Robot series, which explore themes such as the nature of humanity, the future of technology, and the possibilities of a unified human civilization.
* Asimov was also a prolific non-fiction writer, and wrote books on a wide range of scientific and historical topics, including physics, chemistry, astronomy, and Shakespeare.
* He was a professor of biochemistry at Boston University, and his scientific background influenced many of his science fiction stories.
* Asimov was a member of the American Humanist Association and a humanist thinker, and his works often explore the ethical implications of science and technology.
* He passed away in 1992, but his work continues to be widely read and has been adapted into several films and television shows.
* Isaac Asimov was honored with numerous awards and accolades throughout his career, including the Hugo, Nebula and Bram Stoker Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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