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There is in truth only atoms and emptiness.

Democritus (380 BCE)

… atoms and Void (alone) exist in reality …

Democritus (400 BCE)

When you can look at it in amazement and say to yourself ‘I’m the one who did that!

Jean-Paul Sartre (1988)

[T]o find another work … with the same range of scientific, philosophical and general intellectual implications [as relativity], one would have to go back to Newton’s PRINCIPIA.

Gerald Holton (1960)

No logical path leads to construction of a theory, only a groping design with meticulous consideration of objective facts.

Albert Einstein (1971)