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Related to material in The Bicentennial Man
by Isaac Asimov

A Robot series novelette that Asimov wrote for a project timed for publication during the American Bicentennial. As usual, Asimov produced his segment, even though the arrangement fell through, and retained his rights to the story.

A robot wishes to be declared a man; after 200 years, his wish is granted.

The Bicentennial Man was awarded both the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for best science fiction novelette of 1976.

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

Robot Surgeons To Be Fully Autonomous
   'Facing him from behind the desk was the surgeon The nameplate on the desk included a fully identifying series of letters and numbers... To call him Doctor would be quite enough.'

Best Surgeon? The Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot
   'The fingers were long and were shaped into artistically metallic, looping curves...' - Isaac Asimov, 1976.

Medical Assistant Robot May Roam The Halls Of Hospitals
   'Take care, sir.' is devoted to the creative inventions of science fiction authors and movie makers. Look for the Science Fiction Invention Category that interests you, the Glossary of Science Fiction Inventions, the Timeline of Science Fiction Inventions, or see what's New.
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New Train Station Offers Minority Report-Style Signs
re: Steven Spielberg

The Autonomous Robotic Urethral Catheter - Would You Use It?
re: Various

The Far Side Of The Moon, By NASA (2015) And By PAUL (1932)
re: Frank R. Paul

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