Originally Posted by jamiefrost
Surprising how many clever ideas Arthur C Clarke had while writing
Geosynchronous communication satellites for one.
indeed he did ,the space elevator being another using diamond filament or hyper filament which apparently NASA have looked into and said is possible
"Give a man a fire and he's warm for the day, but set fire to him and he's warm for the rest of his life."
Terry Pratchett, Jingo