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Foresight The week ahead

Thursday 5 December Material World Quentin Cooper talks to Dr Bradley Edwards who is developing a 'space elevator', which, using basic physics, will transport people, satellites and rockets into space at a fraction of the present cost. I'm afraid I couldn't make head or tail of exactly how this will be achieved, readers, but within 15 years it could enable weekend trips to the moon, which, as we all know is made of cheese. As to what type of cheese, I'm afraid you'll have to ask the ...

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