"Professor Goddard does not know the relation between action and reaction and the need to have something better than a vacuum against which to react. He seems to lack the basic knowledge ladled out daily in high schools."
--1921 New York Times editorial about Robert Goddard's revolutionary rocket work.

"Correction: It is now definitely established that a rocket can function in a vacuum. The 'Times' regrets the error."
NY Times, July 1969.

— New York Times


Caught sight of last Monday December first conjunction of the Moon, Venus and Jupiter at dusk.
It was a pretty sight and even my neighbor went "Coool !".
I could not have agreed with him more.



Lucky You
I saw "it" but from downtown NY