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"Well, I was pondering all those phase transitions back and forth, and the hermetically sealed conditions, and the temperature regimes. It was all getting rather tedious thinking about what in the hell could any sane person be doing making those metals go back and forth, as if anything would happen with them.
Until it struck me that this is precisely the way that organic
chemistry is done."