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"That Professor Goddard with his 'chair' in Clark College and the
countenancing of the Smithsonian Institution does not know the
relation of action to reaction, and of the need to have something
better than a vacuum against which to react--to say that would be
absurd. Of course, he only seems to lack the knowledge ladled out
daily in high schools."

-- 1921 New York Times editorial about Robert Goddard's
revolutionary rocket work. The remark was retracted in the
July 17, 1969 issue.



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