Author Ray Bradbury Dies at 91

June 6, 2012 Updated Jun 6, 2012 at 11:53 AM EDT

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Author Ray Bradbury Dies at 91

June 6, 2012 Updated Jun 6, 2012 at 11:53 AM EDT

The science fiction world has lost a legend.

According to Reuters, legendary author Ray Bradbury died on Tuesday. He was 91.

A spokesperson from Bradbury's publisher said the author -- perhaps best known for "Fahrenheit 451" -- died after a long illness, according to the Reuters report.

Read the Reuters report HERE.