LA Times, March 24, 2002
Up, Up and Away; Defying the shackles of gravity is a dream enshrined in myth and the human psyche. Now NASA will test a machine to determine if it is also real science.
The Los Angeles Times; Los Angeles, Calif.; Mar 24, 2002; MARGARET WERTHEIM;
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The dream of defying gravity has a long and ignoble history. From Icarus on, the road is littered with failed attempts to unbind our feet from the shackles of nature's most seemingly inexorable force. But the team behind the NASA project say they are basing their efforts on real science, and NASA has paid almost $600,000 to have the machine custom-built by ...