Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Sulu, Warp Factor 2!

I saw two good articles today that show the work that is being done in the study of building warp drive for real. Some real exciting stuff.

A warp drive would manipulate space-time itself to move a starship, taking advantage of a loophole in the laws of physics that prevent anything from moving faster than light. A concept for a real-life warp drive was suggested in 1994 by Mexican physicist Miguel Alcubierre; however, subsequent calculations found that such a device would require prohibitive amounts of energy.

Check out the good stuff!

NASA Says a Real Life Star Trek Warp Drive Is Possible

Warp Drive May Be More Feasible Than Thought, Scientists Say
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