Thu, Apr 29, 2010
Scouring the information super airways can sometimes be a tough,
if educational, task for the Aero-News staff... but it also allows
us to check out some truly neat and exciting sites, so it's not
that bad a gig. On any given day, we may check dozens (and often
hundreds) of different sources for story ideas, and facts
confirmation. And, as is the nature of our business, much of this
is done on the Internet.
The ANN gang decided we probably shouldn't keep some of the neat
sites, info resources, and organizations we've discovered to
ourselves... so we decided to bring you Aero-Linx. These are the
sites that WE check out -- when we need added perspective, a new
spin on a day's topic... or just want to escape into
cyber-aero-space for awhile.
Look for some of our favorite sites, coming each day to ANN via
Suggestions for future Aero-Linx segments are always
welcome, as well.
Aero-Linx: Arthur C. Clarke
We've had a couple of stories recently about The Arthur C.
Clarke Awards, named in honor of a man who was arguably one of the
best, and certainly one of the most prolific, science fiction
writers of the 20th century. The awards are presented by the
foundation that carries Clarke's name, and which has as part of its
mission statement a commitment to "(d)eepen public understanding of
science and technology, and their impact on humanity and all the
other components of our universe."
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