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The popular stereotype of the researcher is that of a skeptic and a pessimist. Nothing could be further from the truth! Scientists must be optimists at heart, in order to block out the incessant chorus of those who say "It cannot be done."

~ Academician Prokhor Zakharov,

University Commencement

Skunkworks is a base facility in Alpha Centauri.

Effect[ | ]

Eliminates additional cost to prototype new units at this base.

Behind the scenes[ | ]

  • According to Brian Reynolds, Lockheed Martin sent Firaxis a cease and desist letter over the inclusion of this facility, since Skunk Works was a prototype engineering unit of the company. Firaxis promptly ignored it.[1]

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