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Human knowledge behaves like a growing sphere; the more it expands, the more points of its surface touch the unknown.
Ideas, like large rivers, never have just one source. Just as the waters of a river near its mouth is composed largely of the waters of many tributaries, so an idea, in its final form, is composed largely of later additions.
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Therefore we examine with considerable diligence the consensus of the true, learned, and purer antiquity, and we love and praise the testimonies of the fathers which agree with the Scripture.
October 2, 1906
June 24, 1969
Willy Otto Oskar Ley was a German-American science writer, spaceflight advocate, and historian of science who helped to popularize rocketry, spaceflight, and natural history in both Germany and the United States.
The Conquest of Space (1949)
Lands Beyond (1952)
Galaxy Science Fiction, V14, No 2, June 1957
Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel (1944)
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