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As·i·mov(ăz′ĭ-môv′, -mŏv′), Isaac 1920-1992.
Russian-born American scientist and prolific writer whose works include popular explanations of scientific principles and volumes of science fiction, including The Foundation Trilogy (1951-1953).
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(Biography) Isaac. 1920–92, US writer and biochemist, born in Russia. His science-fiction works include Foundation Trilogy (1951–53; sequel 1982) and the collection of stories I, Robot (1950)
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As•i•mov(ˈæz əˌmɔf, -ˌmɒf)
Isaac, 1920–92, U.S. science and science-fiction writer, born in Russia.
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