Forecasts by the High-stature Men

Historian Henry Adams, 1903

“The world is coming to an end in 1950.”

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Robert Milliken, 1923

“There is no likelihood man can ever tap the power of the atom.”

Producer Darryl Zanuck, 20th Century Fox, 1946

“Television won’t last because people will soon get tired of staring at a plywood box every night.”

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