This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Dr. Heywood Floyd - This character takes a trip to Haley's comet in his/her one hundred and third year of life. He/she makes a snowball while on the surface of the comet and throws it into space.
Dr. Rolf van der Berg - This character suspects that Mount Zeus is made of diamond and invests on the notion that the diamond market will react seriously to the news that Mount Zeus is a big diamond.
Sir Lawrence Tsung - This character becomes interested in space commerce and funds the...
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