Re: If Nazi's had not been defeated space timeline reasonable?
In Cosmos, Carl Sagan suggested that ancient Greek civilization had the potential of getting us interstellar travel sooner than we're going to get it, by thousands of years, if only scientific progress hadn't been suppressed by elitists such as Pythagoras and Plato.
I remember that. Sagan certainly had his off days...
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