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Jun, 2014

NASAwarpdrive

 

Today couldn’t come with more exciting news for every true sci-fi fan:

NASA has announced plans to build a space ship that literally warps time and avoids Einstein’s relativity problems with space travel.  Want to visit another solar system?  It won’t take years any more – they’ll hook you up with a couple week’s travel and you’ll be visiting some distant planet in no time.  While the article and its links only tease us with a small portion of the mathematics involved, it offers enough to make you thirsty for more information – which I’m sure will be forthcoming in the coming months.  Meanwhile, I have to wonder: shouldn’t the design be a little more aerodynamic looking just for coolness sake? or maybe just because reentry might be a little smoother?  I’m just sayin’ …

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