Although my early equipment was very modest, later I made my own and they were more powerful.
More Quotes from Clyde Tombaugh:I guess the two things I was most interested in were telescopes and steam engines. My father was an engineer on a threshing rig steam engine and I loved the machinery.
By the time I was in sixth grade I could bound every country in the world from memory.
You wonder about it and wonder how will I make an instrument that can handle this kind of a problem.
They would get books on astronomy out of the city library for me. They would allow me stay up late at night to look at things in the sky.
It was depressing, very depressing. I worried about how I would make a living. I didn't want to stay on the farm. It didn't offer the challenge I wanted and yet, without a college education, I felt that I was really out of luck.
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What's the good of a home, if you are never in it?
I write novels and other things.
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