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"This year's unclaimed prize money will be added to next year's, and that alone should boost the number of entrants," said Brant Sponberg, manager for NASA's Centennial Challenges program.
sardion2000, you say we can buy an electron microscope for $60k?
Originally posted by ImplementOfWar
I never thought this sounded like a good idea.
Are we really serious about running a cable up into space? We should be focusing on new rocket propellants, not ridiculous ideas like this.
I see it as possible, but not worth it.
[edit on 18-2-2006 by ImplementOfWar]
What if we could attach a tether so strong that when we attach it to a planet and connect it to another planet, it'll totally f-up the path of each planet causing an effect when which the planets begin to collide with other planets, which disrupts the entire revolutions of all planets in a solar system. THis is a good idea if we start intergalactic wars in a distant solar system.