Surely (?), EK and the other major players in emulsion research have kept records of all formulas and other aspects of their research. Although they will not release these records in the foreseeable future,100 years from now they may be made available to those interested. I hope that these companies don't behave like a Government and burn all the evidence.
There is hope for analog. A giant solar flair could take out all the circuit boards in the world, sending us all back to 1850.
Today,I will read Chapter II. I have nothing better to do.