P108 Teletext 108 Oct 2 21:00:02    —————————————————————————  ————————— ARTHUR C CLARKE  To many he may be best known as the author of cult science-fiction film 2001: A Space Odyssey. Then there's the TV series of the early 1980s when he presented us with his world of mysteries while sauntering along a sun-kissed beach in Sri Lanka. But science and space boffin Arthur C Clarke, 80, has also made some remarkable predictions about what the future holds in the next Millennium. ——————————————————————————————————1/9—— By Jonathan Donald CITY NEWS p500 Facts News 2000 Jennifer Green
P108 Teletext 109 Oct 2 21:01:10    —————————————————————————  ————————— ARTHUR C CLARKE  Colonisation of planets and contact with extraterrestrials are among AD2000 predictions made by Arthur C Clarke. And much of what the revered writer has forecast so far has come true. His work Wireless World,00845, foresaw satellites orbiting Earth making global television coverage possible. And his 1973 tome Profiles Of The Future talked of landings on other planets, borne out by the 1976 Viking Lander Mars mission. ——————————————————————————————————2/9—— It's Your Life! Index 410 FAST DIRECT LOANS SEE PAGE 615 Facts News 2000 Jennifer Green
P108 Teletext 108 Oct 2 21:00:11    —————————————————————————  ————————— ARTHUR C CLARKE  "Arthur C Clarke knows what he's talking about," says prophecy scholar Peter Lemesurier, author of The Nostradamus Encyclopaedia. "His predictions are more like weather forecasts than prophecies. They are not a psychic thing. "What he does is extrapolate present trends to see where we are going in the future. He is vastly popular because of his films. Lots of people respect him." ——————————————————————————————————3/9—— Total Entertainment Guide 400 WIN A VIDEO RECORDER p109 Facts News 2000 Jennifer Green
P108 Teletext 109 Oct 2 21:06:10    —————————————————————————  ————————— ARTHUR C CLARKE  Top sci-fi writer Arthur C Clarke predicted in AD2000 we would see: The successful development of artificial intelligence. The first space mission to colonise other planets. New understanding would emerge of atomic nucleus. New extensions of human perception. ——————————————————————————————————4/9—— It's Your Life! Index 410 HI-TEC GAMES IN DIGITISER p670 Facts News 2000 Jennifer Green
P108 Teletext 108 Oct 2 21:01:13    —————————————————————————  ————————— ARTHUR C CLARKE  Top sci-fi writer Arthur C Clarke predicted in the next Millennium: Sea-bed mining would begin and a world library would be built in 2006. Deep exploration into the Earth's crust would be carried out in 2013. 2016 would see the first steps being taken by the human race to control the weather. ——————————————————————————————————5/9—— Win a video recorder 109 WIN INSTANT CASH p622 Facts News 2000 Jennifer Green
P108 Teletext 108 Oct 2 21:04:00    —————————————————————————  ————————— ARTHUR C CLARKE  Top sci-fi writer Arthur C Clarke predicted in the next Millennium: New inter-stellar probes launched in 2025, while, on Earth, robots will start coming into their own. 2035 sees first contact made with extraterrestrials. Communication begins between humans and intelligent animals in 2040. ——————————————————————————————————6/9—— It's Your Life! Index 410 ANY PURPOSE LOANS - SEE PAGE 627 OR CALL WILMSLOW FREE ON 0800 269315 Facts News 2000 Jennifer Green
P108 Teletext 108 Oct 2 21:04:01    —————————————————————————  ————————— ARTHUR C CLARKE  Top sci-fi writer Arthur C Clarke predicted in the next Millennium: 2070 sees the reaching of near light-speeds. Artificial intelligence starts to exceed man's. First meetings with extraterrestrials in 2090. Also human immortality achieved. ——————————————————————————————————7/9—— World's worst disasters 109 WIN A VIDEO RECORDER p109 Facts News 2000 Jennifer Green
P108 Teletext 109 Oct 2 21:04:05    —————————————————————————  ————————— ARTHUR C CLARKE  Eminent Millennium forecaster Arthur C Clarke was born in Minehead, Somerset, on December 16, 1917. He moved to London in 1936 and developed his science-fiction interest, leading to the writing of texts about topics such as satellite communication. He also obtained a first class honours degree in mathematics and physics at Kings College, London, and wrote books such as 2001: A Space Odyssey. ——————————————————————————————————8/9—— Fat Lady Jennifer Paterson 107 IT'S YOUR LIFE! INDEX p410 Facts News 2000 Jennifer Green
P108 Teletext 108 Oct 2 21:05:04    —————————————————————————  ————————— ARTHUR C CLARKE  Today Arthur C Clarke, who married Marilyn Mayfield in June 1953 only to divorce six months later, lives in Sri Lanka where the ocean is his passion. The science-fiction writer was rocked last year by child sex allegations, but nothing was ever proven. Adulation of his work continues. New Britain-based charity The Foundation has been inspired by him, and it plans a centre dedicated to his work. ——————————————————————————————————9/9—— Win a video recorder 109 HI-TEC GAMES IN DIGITISER p670 Facts News 2000 Jennifer Green