January 29, 2006
Posted by Ellen at January 29, 2006 07:20 AM
Check out an artist's rendition of what the space elevator will look like.
No, if you press the button more than once it won't make the elevator move faster.
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true - but wouldn't you just want to kill the idiot who climbs in and hits all the buttons?
Open the door - push. Your button-pushing miscreant will have a long time to regret he irritated you ...
The question remains... can we actually build this Tower of Babylon, before we are destroyed by the enemies of all progress? Some days it seems there are all too many, both external and internal, and especially those who proclaim themselves "progressive" as if it should mask their lust for a worldwide socialist dictatorship.
meh - the Babylonians didn't have carbon nanotubules. Nor did they have a secret desire to vote me in as Supreme Ruler like the current world does. Once we get that vote out of the way, it's time to start building!