The Man in the White Suit

So bright sparks in Dallas, Texas and Dublin, Ireland have figured out how to cheaply make and weave nanotube fibers of arbitrary length. The science fiction fans in my audience will recognize the implications of this in a shot: Sinclair monofilament, Stratton’s indestructible cloth, Molly’s invisibility suit, the space elevator. Expect a lot of things to change.

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