RIP Dr Pournelle

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RIP Dr Pournelle

Postby MattDovey » Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:34 am

News broke over the weekend that Dr Jerry Pournelle, long time collaborator of Larry Niven and a WotF judge since (I believe) the very beginning, passed away in his sleep at age 84. Meeting him was certainly an experience, and I'm saddened that many of you will never have the chance now. There's few have had the impact on our field that he had.
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Re: RIP Dr Pournelle

Postby RSchibler » Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:48 am

Heart wrenching news. I'd be lying if I didn't say meeting him was a motivating factor for me. RIP and thanks for the stories.
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Re: RIP Dr Pournelle

Postby amoskalik » Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:52 am

Very sad news. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: RIP Dr Pournelle

Postby Niclas Eliasson » Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:23 pm

I grew up reading his wonderful science fiction books. R.I.P.
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