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"Every scientist worth his salt that I know of has read science fiction."
- Greg Bear

Building With Lunar Materials  
  Using a planet's materials to make what you need.  

I will try to make some photo-cells with Moore's aid...

Moore and I have started work on the photo-cells. The silver was refined electrolytically, after we reduced it to a soluble compound. We made a crude , small cell and were delighted - and, I admit, somewhat surprised - to find it worked.

From The Moon is Hell, by John W. Campbell.
Published by Fantasy Press in 1950
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