“The development of modern science during the course of the past 400 years is merely the rediscovery of ancient knowledge.
was worked out by Democritus 2500 years before Rutherford.
was used by the ancient Egyptians 4000 years before Fleming.
were used by the Babylonians 2000 years before König’s cells.
was described by the prehistoric Chinese 4000 years before the Apollo flights.”