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Unformatted text preview: Never Say Never (compiled from The Experts Speak by Cern and Navasky There is no likelihood that Man can ever tap the power of the atom.----Robert Milliken, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1923 The energy produced by the breaking down of the atom is a very poor kind of thing. Anyone who expects a source of power from the retransformation of these atoms is talking nonsense.----Ernest Rutherford, British Physicist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1908 There has been a great deal said about a 3,000 mile rocket. In my opinion, such a thing is impossible ... ...we can leave it out of our thinking.----Vannevar Bush, Physicist, MIT, 1945 Nobel Laureate There is no hope for the fanciful idea of reaching the moon, because of insurmountable barriers to escaping the Earth's gravity.----Dr. F.R. Moulton, astronomer, University of Chicago, 1932 While theoretically and technically, television may be possible, commercially and financially I consider it an impossibility, a development of which we need waste little time dreaming.consider it an impossibility, a development of which we need waste little time dreaming....
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course TECH 1010 taught by Professor Johnp.maclean during the Fall '10 term at Utah Valley University.
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