Neil deGrasse Tyson’s dream shattered: Flying cars will probably never happen

March 24, 2015 12:08 PM

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On Sunday’s edition of physicist and superhero Neil deGrasse Tyson’s radio show “Star Talk,” Tyson interviewed Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors about the possibility of the iconic futuristic mode of transport: flying cars. Musk revealed that he had come to the conclusion that they could never plausibly happen.

“If there are flying cars, then, well, obviously you have this added dimension where a car could potentially fall on your head and would be susceptible to weather,” he said, adding that the risk of an autopiloted car crashing would be extremely high.

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