“Space elevators will make space travel cheap and easy” —Ahdok; BBC

Created by gwern on 2012-01-24; known on 2112-01-01

  • gwern estimated 40% on 2012-01-24
  • gwern said “http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16536598 skepticism mainly that space elevators will be builton 2012-01-24
  • Anubhav estimated 30% on 2012-01-24
  • Elithrion estimated 65% on 2013-02-01
  • lavalamp estimated 25% and said “Skepticism that our AI overlords will choose to do this.on 2013-02-03
  • JoshuaZ estimated 19% and said “Timespan is short and there are many other possible ways that cheap space travel might work (e.g. space fountains, launch loops). on 2013-02-04
  • themusicgod1 estimated 50% on 2016-10-09
  • pranomostro estimated 15% on 2018-12-15
  • Baeboo estimated 35% on 2018-12-15

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