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Is there a calendrical error in Asimov's "The Last Trump"?

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When does the copyright on Isaac Asimov's works expire?

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How did Isaac Asimov come up with the 3 laws of robotics?

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What is the Positronic brain coined by Asimov?

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Did Asimov model the character of the Mule in his Foundation series on any particular historical person?

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When was the origin of the "Nightfall" quotation found?

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A movie where airplane accidentally flies into space and passengers are saved by space-shuttle

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Was there any influence of "Foundation" series by Asimov on "Star Wars"?

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Is there a connection between Spacers and Americans in Asimov's Robot novels?

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Which pornographic magazine reprinted the Asimov short story “Let’s Get Together”?

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Was Isaac Asimov lactose intolerant?

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What was the first work set in space that featured multiple civilizations but no aliens?

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Short story about people on a raft under attack from some sort of sea monster

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Time traveller rescuing works of art which had not survived a nuclear war

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Do the Jovians in "Victory Unintentional" exist in Isaac Asimov's Foundation series?

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What did Asimov think of Philip K. Dick?

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Short story about a writing machine that learns from the writer and eventually writes on its own

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What happened to the prop ships and monoliths used in 2001: A Space Odyssey?

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What are the Starfleet regulations on crew relationships or fraternizing?

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Did Isaac Asimov give two or more unrelated characters the same name component in any of his science fiction stories?

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In Asimov's robot story "Liar!", why does Dr. Calvin show no mercy for Herbie?

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Story or novel about humans being rare in the galaxy, and protagonist is searching for earth

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Book where society has been split into 2 with a wall down the middle where one side embraced high tech whereas other side were totally against tech

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Short story about a man who accidentally travels back in time with his car

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What sci-fi short story has parasites infect humans through the soles of their shoes on an alien planet?

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In "The Complete Robot" why was "The Evitable Conflict" placed before "Feminine Intuition" when the former happens later in the storyline?

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When did Asimov decide to unify the Foundation and Robots series?

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What is the main plot of Robbie?

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Short story about cybercriminal sentenced not to use computers

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Voice control (speech recognition) of robots in Asimov stories