With the 40th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission, CNN polled people from around the world and asked them the question, “What is man’s greatest achievement?” They got a surprising variety of answers to this question. While a few people did say the luna landing, this was usually not the answer. Here are some of the opinions in no particular order:
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I think I’d pick antibiotics. What do you think is man’s greatest achievement?
My number 1 -> fire; Number 2 -> Printing press
As somebody who has had surgeries, and my son has had several, I would say anesthesia.
Yes, that’s a good one to Chris.
Ahh, printing press is another good one!
I am going to say computers and the advent of the internet. For all its evils and downsides (I don’t really believe the Interwebs be evil), the advance of communication, knowledge, media, and academic research makes a difference in everyone’s lives….
True George. The internet has made a huge difference in my life. Only wish we had had it sooner.