The long drive home

"I've asked you before, but when do you think teleportation will be possible?" "Tell me something. What do you think teleportation is?"

"It's when a person is transported telephone."

"So how is that possible?"

"You're the scientist."

"You think the molecules in someone's body can be compressed and then sent through a tube?"

"It's the future. It's 2010."

"It's never going to happen."