Faster than light travel is the only way humans could ever get to other stars in a reasonable amount of time.
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If humanity wants to travel between stars, people are going to need to travel faster than light. New research suggests that it might be possible to build warp drives and beat the galactic speed limit.
Bending space into warp bubbles to travel faster than light may never be a reality, but distorting the flow of time just might be possible.
I can get you there fast!
There’s a cosmic speed limit that unfortunately means you aren’t going to be firing up warp drive anytime soon.
Hyper-drives might be the stuff of science fiction, but they could be science fact too.
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Fans of science fiction must be disheartened when introduced to Einstein’s Special Theory of Relativity. Dreams of galactic empires, criss-crossed by roguish princesses and beautiful smugglers, go out…