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Diamond Space Elevator

Our future space elevators might be built of diamond. A recent modeling study from a team at Queensland University of Technology shows that when molecular defects are inserted into the ring structure of a diamond nanothread, the fiber becomes highly ductile. http://gizmodo.com/our-future-space-elevator-may-be-built-of-diamond-1743971206?utm_expid=66866090-67.e9PWeE2DSnKObFD7vNEoqg.0&utm_referrer=http%3A%2F%2Fgizmodo.com%2F #tech

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