heinlein heinlein  /ˈhaɪn ˌlaɪn/


  • (n) United States writer of science fiction (1907-1988)


  • Planetary Resources Kickstarter Meets Its Initial Goal

    symbolset writes "Most of you know about Planetary Resources, the asteroid mining company, and their Kickstarter campaign in the finest spirit of Heinlein's The Man Who Sold the Moon. The campaign has reached its minimum $1M goal to get funded with eight days left to go. In celebration, PR's CEO and Chief Asteroid Miner Chris Lewicki does an interview with Forbes where he discusses the future ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Slashdot


  1. "He brought along a cadre of writers that included Theodore Sturgeon, Lester del Rey, Robert Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, L. Ron Hubbard, and very prominently AE van Vogt, who was at the top of his game in those days," Ellison said. "And everyone...
    on Jul 30, 2007 By: Harlan Ellison Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. "Clarke, along with Asimov and [ Robert A.] Heinlein, is unique in that his human dramas are determined by advances in science and technology," Slusser, a professor of comparative literature, said in 2005. "He places his characters in a near...
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: George Slusser Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "There's always this Heinlein character pontificating," said Junot Díaz, who immersed himself in the books as background for his recent novel "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao."
    on Dec 10, 2007 By: Junot Diaz Source: Los Angeles Times

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