Discussing Unusual Space Travel
Michio Kaku Keynotes - The speeches by Michio Kaku discuss the future of human evolution, and cover some of the most...
Kaku says that in order to create a space elevator, a material stronger than steel is needed. That material now exists. Creating a giant carbon nanotube elevator to space could work, but it takes a long time to create a small carbon nanotube, which presents a problem.
Kaku also discusses concerns about how the space elevator would hold up against natural disasters, such as hurricanes or tsunamis.