Ray Bradbury

British author George Orwell (AP Photo)

Surveillance reports spark sales of ‘1984’

NEW YORK (AP) — The country’s book-buyers are reading up on being watched. Sales for dystopian classics such as George Orwell’s “1984” and Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” have been strong since news broke last […]


Movie audience wears 3D glasses. (AP Photo)

Future science: Using 3-D worlds to visualize data

CHICAGO (AP) — Take a walk through a human brain? Fly over the surface of Mars? Computer scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago are pushing science fiction closer to reality with a wraparound virtual world.


Ray Bradbury 1920-2012

LA names intersection after Ray Bradbury

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A downtown Los Angeles intersection has been designated Ray Bradbury Square in honor of the late author. A sign bearing the name of the “The Martian Chronicles” author was unveiled at 5th and Flower streets on Thursday.


City Council names intersection for Ray Bradbury

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The City Council voted today to name the intersection of Fifth and Flower streets in downtown Los Angeles Ray Bradbury Square to honor the author of “Fahrenheit 451″ and “The Martian […]


Digital copy of "The Martian Chronicles" on Mars

(AP) – Near the north pole of Mars, a piece of Ray Bradbury lives on, waiting to be discovered by someone in the future. A digital copy of Bradbury’s “The Martian Chronicles” along with works […]


Ray Bradbury, author of 'Fahrenheit 451,' dies

(AP) – Illinois native Ray Bradbury has died at 91 after a lengthy career of writing everything from science-fiction to mystery to humor. Bradbury’s daughter today confirmed that he died last night, but she didn’t […]



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