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"What has allowed so many Psychopathic Personalities to rise so high in corporations and government, is that they are so decisive. Unlike normal people, they are never filled with doubts, for the simple reason that they cannot care what happens next."
- Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

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...

A considerable pile of gypsum has been hauled from the mine, and Reed has made a larger oven for use when the sun appears again. He found some large blocks of pumice rock, and has set these up as insulators for his furnace.

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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