Atmosphæra Incognita

A short story about the realities of building a tower to space. Interesting throughout especially the physics and engineering.

He was stumped for an answer and smiled helplessly for a moment. Then threw up his hands. “All things cyber. Anything with code in it. Anything connected to the Internet. This stuff creeped into our lives and we got dependent on it. Take it away and the economy crashes—just like the tower. You gotta embrace it.”