Planet discoveries and Space Elevators

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/2/26/planets-discovery700nasa.html Number of planets skyrockets: NASA scientists announce a new method that has helped verify more than 700 new planets http://www-refresh.vice-motherboard-test.appspot.com/blog/space-elevators-are-totally-possible-and-will-make-rockets-seem-dumb Space Elevators Are Totally Possible (and Will Make Rockets Seem Dumb)