Space Elevator close to liftoff

Published 04/24 2014 03:05PM

Updated 04/24 2014 03:07PM



Nerdwatch: Professor Matteo Pasquali recently unspooled one of the longest carbon nanotube fibers from his lab in Rice University. One of the many possible uses for the super-strong, conductive fiber could be to build an elevator to space that would replace rocket technology.

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