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University program blasting off to save science fiction

...and histories of the genre and is considered one of its "grand masters," a title he shares with such pioneers as Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein and Theodore Sturgeon. "Science fiction is the literature of change," says Gunn, 81. "Occasionally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/05/liv_457852.shtml
Life & style
'I, Robot' is shiny but disappointing sci-fi flick

...the too-common mistake of trying to be all things to all audiences.\r \r Based on the mind-bending works of Isaac Asimov, the movie takes place in a future where robots are commonplace and theoretically controlled by a perfect circle of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/16/mov_437327.shtml
Movies
Will Smith adds summer smarts with 'I, Robot'

...movies. This July, Smith is trying something different. "I, Robot," loosely adapted from the short stories of Isaac Asimov, has more smarts than the usual Smith summer movie, preserving much of the philosophy that made sci-fi master Asimov's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/19/mov_422624.shtml
Movies
Insists evolution, Bible incompatible

...proof to either prove or disprove either evolution or creationism. It's all a question of personal faith. ... Even Isaac Asimov, a well-known scientist, author and atheist, said that while he couldn't prove God exists, he suspected that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/17/edi_270477.shtml
Editorials
Discovers `source' of Clinton's power

...So why do people flock to him? I think that the answer is explained in a science fiction book I read years ago by Isaac Asimov called Foundation. One of the characters was called "the mule." He was a galactic emperor and had mental powers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/28/op_223301.shtml
Opinion columns
Mini reviews

...a good movie. Augusta Exchange, Aiken and Evans I, ROBOT (HH, PG-13) Disappointing adaptation of the famous Isaac Asimov stories about robots derailed by contradictions in the Three Laws of Robotics. Will Smith stars as a Chicago cop who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/15/mov_422241.shtml
Movies
At the Movies: capsule reviews of new films

...Robot" - The most informative words don't come until the end. They're in the closing credits - "Suggested by Isaac Asimov's 'I, Robot"' - and they encapsulate exactly what this movie is, and isn't. It is indeed set in the future...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/19/mov_422625.shtml
Movies
Me and my robot ...

...suggesting robots may eventually need to be programmed to follow the laws suggested decades ago by science-fiction author Isaac Asimov: Don't hurt people. Obey them except when ordered to hurt someone. Protect your existence except when it means...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/05/tec_317087.shtml
XXX Technology
Sci-fi superfans mourn losses

...space in the popcorn line? It seems unlikely. There are still a few unadapted properties floating around out there. Isaac Asimov's sprawling Foundation series has, for reasons of scope, never been attacked. Neither, for that matter, has the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/03/mov_454972.shtml
Movies
Sci-fi superfans mourn losses

...space in the popcorn line? It seems unlikely. There are still a few unadapted properties floating around out there. Isaac Asimov's sprawling Foundation series has, for reasons of scope, never been attacked. Neither, for that matter, has the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/03/uhl_455015.shtml
Steven Uhles