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Nups, why be afraid of something that you dont know what it can do, thats the problem with modern day society, Always afraid of whats different
and obviously I'm afraid of bad purposes.
Originally posted by UglyBoy
Yeah the space elevator looks pretty cool but I not entirely convinced yet. I think there is a large possibility it could be a total flop if it is ever built.
The competing forces of gravity at the lower end and outward centripetal acceleration at the farther end keep the cable under tension. The cable remains stationary over a single position on Earth.
Originally posted by Stuey1221
Yeah, some will damn it into the ground stating it is impossible etc...
A method for tying tiny knots in and around nanotubes has been developed that could lead to new ways of manipulating materials at the molecular level.
"To the best of our knowledge, this is the first demonstration of creating knots and entanglements in a fluid matrix," say the researchers. "The knot is self-tightening, remains tight after it has been formed, and is stable for prolonged periods of time."