“With a billion horsepower drawn from Niagara I am going to signal Mars, and my message will reach not only that ruddy planet but one hundred times further, even to Neptune, which is so distant that our sun looks a little bigger than a star…
“Whether we can get an answer or not depends on who is there. More than likely the first answer for my neighbor will be:
“Well–well–at last. We have been calling you the last ten thousand years.”
“Only A Matter Of Patience Now,” Says Tesla.“ New York American, March 11, 1906.