Arthur C. Clarke – RIP

Sir Arthur C. Clarke, a titan of science fiction is best-known for collaborating with director Stanley Kubrick in writing the landmark film “2001: A Space Odyssey,” passed away. He was 90.

The British-born Clarke, who lived in Colombo, Sri Lanka, for decades, died early Wednesday after experiencing breathing problems, an aide, Rohan De Silva, told the Associated Press.

Among his best-known science-fiction novels are “Childhood’s End,” “Rendezvous With Rama,” “Imperial Earth” and, most famously, “2001: A Space Odyssey.”

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Clarke is seated on the right.


Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Arthur C. Clarke, “Profiles of The Future”, 1961 (Clarke’s third law)
English physicist & science fiction author (1917 – 2008 )

Ganeodiyo Lodge #417 S3

Identification AideMatthew Crance sends along a corrected image for the Ganeodiyo Lodge #417 S3. The one currently on OA Images is incorrect.

The Blue Books describes the S3 as follows:

S3 YEL R M/C BLU BLU FDL; BRO; 52×118 mm; thin FDL; GRN and very DGR mountains

Ganeodiyo Lodge #417 S3



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