RIP Ray Bradbury: Legendary Science-Fiction Author Ray Bradbury Died at the Age of 91 on June 5, 2012, after a Long Illness. Futurists Were Inspired to Tweet Their Reflections, Tributes, and Favorite Quotations

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@io9: R.I.P. Ray Bradbury, Author of Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles

@Iatimes (Los Angeles Times): Ray Bradbury, dead at 91, leaves a legacy as a writer who provided enduring speculative blueprints for the future.

@BBC_Future: "People ask me to predict the future, when all I want to do is prevent it. Better yet, build it." Ray Bradbury, RIP.

@BBCWorld: "If you know how to read ... then you know how to vote"-American writer Ray Bradbury dies in Los Angeles aged 91

@brainpicker (Maria Popova): "We have our Arts so we won't die of Truth." RIP, Ray Bradbury

@KelSmith: RIP Ray Bradbury, my favorite martian.

@cascio (Jamais Cascio): Thanks, Ray Bradbury, for making me who I am today. http://www.openthefuture.com120121061becoming.html

@wendyg (Wendy M. Grossman): R.I.P. Ray Bradbury, author of so much wonderful science fiction, at 91. The images in The Martian Chronicles have stayed with me always.

@neiltyson (Neil deGrasse Tyson): Creative imaginative visionary. A dreamer, like so many of the best science fiction authors. Ray Bradbury (1920-2012), RIP

@UtneReader: Goodbye Ray Bradbury, thanks for expanding our minds

@bergopolis (Amy Berg): RT @redrighthand: Ray Bradbury is not dead. Go look at your bookshelf. He will outlive us all. I Retweeted by @BarryWellman

@nigelcameron: It's a lot easier to burn #ebooks. #justsayin #Fahrenheit451 #Bradbury

@ ByoLogyc: May he rest well, knowing he gave to us all a glimpse of the future.

@MargaretAtwood: So sad to hear of Ray Bradbury's death. …


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