Lyndon Hardy

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Lyndon Maurice Hardy (born 1941) is an American physicist, fantasy author, and business owner.


He is a member of the Science Fiction Writers of America.[1] He attended California Institute of Technology as an undergraduate and the University of California Berkeley for his Ph.D.[2]

In his college years he became fascinated with fantasy-dom. Outside of being a fantasy author, he has correlated work with the New Zealand Geology Society, started an Artificial Intelligence Company named Alodar Inc., and helped develop the Isis intelligence tool for medical research. He has two daughters, a son and is married.

In 1961, Hardy masterminded the Great Rose Bowl Hoax, in which Caltech students rearranged the cards used by Washington to spell out words during half-time.[3]



  1. ^ "Science Fiction Writers of America Member Directory". Science Fiction Writers of America. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Linked In entry for Lyndon Hardy". Linked In. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 
  3. ^ Crowe, Jerry (2010-12-26), "Fifty Years Ago, Caltech Pulled Off a Prank for the Memory Banks at Rose Bowl", Los Angeles Times, retrieved 2010-12-27 
  4. ^ "Paperback best sellers". New York Times. September 9, 1984. Retrieved 6 March 2010. 

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