Remembering Sir Arthur C Clarke

It’s been two orbits since Sir Arthur Clarke(16 December 1917 – 19 March 2008) departed Earth and started his own personal final odyssey among Stars.

As a tribute to him, a commemorative public program was organized on 17th March 2010 at the British Council Colombo. The program was organized by Sri Lanka Astronomical Association in collaboration with Arthur C Clarke Estate and British Council.

Guest Speaker of the event: Nalaka Gunawardene gave an illustrated talk – “Sir Arthur C Clarke: Man Who Lived in the Future”.

some photos from the event:

Thilina Heenatigala - General Secretary of Sri Lankan Astronomical Association addressing the crowd.

Guest speaker Nalaka Gunawardene delivering his illustrated talk “Sir Arthur C Clarke: Man Who Lived in the Future”



Sir Arthur Clarke Exhibit at the entrance

Sir Arthur C Clarke: 90th Birthday Reflections


Larry said...

Ah this is great to see-would love to have been there!
Did you see that video posted up on The Discovery Enterprise blog?(its also on mine now)-very emotional!
Long live Sir Arthur!

Oana Sandu said...

Wonderful event! Congratulations!