(2.I.1920, place Petrovichi Shumyachskogo district of Smolensk region - 19.IV.1972, USA) In the summer of 1923, when A. was 3.5 years for family reasons, parents left for America to relatives. And write stories. started with 11 years. He graduated from Columbia University. Since 1948. worked at the Boston University professor of biochemistry. In 1958, Mr.. left teaching and devoted himself entirely to a writer's work. He wrote over 460 books and over 400 short stories and articles mainly in the genre of science fiction, which opened a bright talent. - Writer and popularizer of science. A. - Repeated laupeat most ppestizhnyh in mipe science fiction ppemy. In sppavochnike "Who's Who" We present a list of 249 titles writer. All work A. imbued with humanistic ideas.