„We have found a strange foot-print on the shores of the unknown.“

—  Arthur Stanley Eddington, Space, Time and Gravitation (1920), Context: We have found a strange foot-print on the shores of the unknown. We have devised profound theories, one after another, to account for its origins. At last, we have succeeded in reconstructing the creature that made the footprint. And lo! It is our own.<!--p.201
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