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Ben Bova
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    (November 8, 1932- )
    Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Science fiction writer
    Known for his multi-volume series including the Grand Tour, Orion, Voyager, and the Watchmen series
    BA in Journalism from Temple
    MA in Communications from SUNY at Albany
    Doctorate in Education from California Coast University
    Former editor for Science Fiction Analog and Omni magazines
    Winner of six Hugo awards
    Past president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association
    He favors strong government involvement in scientific research.
    He doesn't write short stories.
    All of his six Hugos have come for editing, none for writing.
    He's in no danger of being called shy or humble.
    He has a very similar name to a male porn star.
    One episode of Land of the Lost is his only work to be filmed.
    His 'Grand Tour' series about the colonization of the solar system by mankind is one of the greatest multi-volume series in sci-fi history and is a true saga.
    He's published almost 120 books, including non-fiction.
    A former newspaper reporter, he's been a science reporter for CBS Morning News, Good Morning America and the Today Show.
    A technical writer early in his career, he tries very hard to get the science part of science fiction right.
    He's taught science fiction at Harvard.

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