Richard’s educational shows and books on computer science and physics made him a popular contact in many science fiction circles. A few writers leaned on him as a resource to improve their writings, since he distilled complex topics into fun analogies. At the same time Richard found that reading fiction, especially stories with a strong basis in scientific fact, helped him imagine the future and develop new ideas. Usually once a year he would spend some time with an author and help review the science in their book for accuracy.
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