|A day will come in
which zealous research over long periods of time will bring to light
things that now still
lie hidden. The life of a single man, even if he devotes it
to the heavens, is insufficient to fathom so broad a field.
will thus unfold only overt the course of generations. But there
come a time when our descendents will marvel that we did not know the
that seem so simple to them. Many discoveries are reserved for
centuries, however, when we are long forgotten. Our universe
be deplorably insignificant had it not offered every generation new
Nature does not surrender her secrets once and for all.
Book 7 (1st Century A.D.)
‘Life exists in the
only because the carbon atom possesses certain exceptional
– James Jeans