V 91. letu starosti je umrl pisec znanstvene fantastike Sir Arthur Charles Clarke.
Njegova najbolj znana knjiga je 2001: odiseja v vesolju (2001 a space odyssey), po kateri je Stanley Kubrick leta 1968 posnel istoimenski film.

Njegova ostala dela so: (vir) in (vir)

Extraterrestrial Relays in Wireless World, Space Stations for Global Communications in Wireless World, Ascent to Orbit: A Scientific Autobiography, Astounding days: A Science Fictional Autobiography, Boy Beneath the Sea, The Challenge of the Sea, The Challenge of the Spaceship, The Coast of Coral, The Coming of the Space Age, The Exploration of the Moon, The Exploration of Space, The First Five Fathoms, Going into Space, How the World Was One, Indian Ocean Adventure, Indian Ocean Treasure, Interplanetary Flight, The Making of a Moon, 1984: Spring, Profiles

Še ena njegova misel: “A hundred years ago, the electric telegraph made possible – indeed, inevitable – the United States of America. The communications satellite will make equally inevitable a United Nations of Earth; let us hope that the transition period will not be equally bloody.