Johnny Heikell


Said by experts:

"This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us."
Western Union internal memo, 1876

"Radio has no future. Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible. X-rays will prove to be a hoax."
Lord Kelvin, 1899

"God does not play dice with the universe!"
Albert Einstein, on quantum theory

"There is not the slightest indication that nuclear energy will ever be obtainable. It would mean that the atom would have to be shattered at will."
Albert Einstein, 1932

"Man will never reach the moon, regardless of all future scientific advances."
Radio pioneer Lee DeForest, 1957