Who is Philip K Dick? Elon Musk’s bizarre tweet explained!
Elon Musk took to Twitter this morning, June 14, to discuss a space fact that blew him away, “Pluto takes 248 years to orbit the sun but Uranus only takes 84”.
He even enlisted the help of Philip K Dick, the late author, who has many novels, such as “The Crack in Space” and “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” “.
Many are confused by the tweets, so we’ll walk you through the bizarre Twitter thread.
Twitter: who is Philip K Dick?
- Philip K dick is an American writer best known for his work in science fiction.
Philip Kindred Dick was born December 16, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, and moved to the San Francisco Bay area with his family at a young age. From an early age he enjoyed reading and writing and began publishing his first science fiction stories in 1952 at the age of 23.
He went on to publish 44 novels and around 121 short stories, many of which were published in science fiction magazines. Many of his novels belonged to the genre of dystopian fiction and primarily explored the nature of reality, perception, human nature, and identity.
He sadly passed away on March 2, 1982, at the age of 53, but he is remembered with great success for his books, especially his award-winning history novel The Man in the High Castle. Hugo for the best novel, when he was only 33 years old. years.
Elon Musk’s bizarre tweet explained!
Many Twitter users responded to the tweet noting how random it was, although as the founder of Space X it’s no surprise that he is interested in astronomy. SpaceX was founded in 2002 with the aim of reducing the costs of space transportation.
It seems that Elon Musk could have taken inspiration from some of Philip K Dick’s sci-fi novels, and even mentioned it in a tweet following his first where he joked: “Could turn out to be a big Philip K Dick joke at the end “
Elon then clarified that the K stands for Kindred, which is Philips’ middle name. Many Twitter users responded by stating how random the Twitter feed was, but others just begged for bitcoin!
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