For the "real world" article on the author and scientific adviser for Star Trek: The Motion Picture, please see Isaac Asimov. Isaac Asimov was a 20th century American science fiction author and scientist. During the mid-1950s, Asimov's stories were published by a magazine called Galaxy. (DS9: "Far Beyond the Stars") Data's positronic brain was based on Asimov's dream of such a device one day being constructed. (TNG: "Datalore") According to the Star Trek Encyclopedia (4th ed., vol. 1, p. 47), the birth and death years of Dr. Isaac Asimov were 1920 and 1992, respectively. External links Edit Isaac Asimov at Wikipedia Isaac Asimov at Memory Beta, the wiki for licensed Star Trek works Isaac Asimov (author) at SF-Encyclopedia.com Asimov online Retrieved from "https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Isaac_Asimov_(author)?oldid=2024055" Categories: Humans Authors Scientists Add category Cancel Save Languages: Deutsch Español Community content is available under CC-BY-NC unless otherwise noted.