Just the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.









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Carl Sagan
(09.11.1934 - 20.12.1996)
  Astronaut



Astronaut

An astronaut (in the U.S.), cosmonaut (in Russia and many ex-Soviet satellite states) or taikonaut (in China) is a person trained for a spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.