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Arthur C. Clarke also wrote about the geosynchronous satellite in the October 1945 issues of Wireless World. That is why the area where geosynchronous satellites orbit the Earth is called the Clarke Belt.
“In March of 1997, film critic Roger Ebert interviewed author Arthur C. Clarke, who wrote “2001: A Space Odyssey.” The interview was featured at “Cyberfest ‘97,” a gala celebration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.”
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