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A space elevator prototype, featuring a broomstick, has shaken up scientistsâ€™ approach to the century-old idea.
Scientists in Japan and the United States say creating a so-called space elevator that can be used to visit space is a real possibility.
Japanese scientists are devoting themselves to cracking the greatest sci-fi vision of all: the space elevator.
Russia plans to build the world's longest tunnel, a transport and pipeline link under the Bering Strait to Alaska, as part of a $65 billion project to supply the U.S. with oil, natural gas and electricity from Siberia.
A researcher has been studying the practicality of deploying a space sunshade in a global warming crisis; a crisis where it becomes clear that Earth is unmistakably headed for disastrous climate change within a decade or two.
Inspired partly by science fiction, NASA scientists are seriously considering space elevators as a mass-transit system for the next century.Science@NASA -- "Yes, ladies and gentlemen, welcome aboard NASA's Millennium-Two Space Elevator.
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