An anonymous reader writes "Now that the shuttle has been retired, the hunt is on for revolutionary technologies to economically lift cargo and humans into space. And a space elevator just may be the answer. According to renowned physicist Michio Kaku, recent developments in nanotechnology may make this technological marvel a reality by the end of this century." Link to Original Source
"The pyramid is opening!"
"The one with the ever-widening hole in it!"
-- The Firesign Theatre