Friday, December 07, 2007

Science Fiction Author Quote of the Day

Space isn't remote at all. It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go straight upwards.

Sir Fred Hoyle "Sayings of the Week", Observer, 9 September 1979

Sir Fred Hoyle was an astronomer, as well as a science fiction author. He coined "big bang" as a derogatory term for the theory that he didn't like at all.

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