Skip to comments.NASA reveals latest designs for spacecraft that could make interstellar travel a reality
Posted on 06/11/2014 7:01:30 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Last month, Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan unveiled his next science-fiction blockbuster.
Called Interstellar, it envisages a future where travel to other stars is not only a possibility but a necessity, and tasks actor Matthew McConaughey with leading the main mission.
But a Nasa scientist claims such a mission isnt necessarily just something reserved for science fiction - and has revealed a Star Trek-style ship that could make interstellar travel a reality.
Dr Harold White is famous for suggesting that faster than light (FTL) travel is possible.
Using something known as an Alcubierre drive, named after a Mexican theoretical physicist of the same name, Dr White said it is possible to bend space-time, and cover large distances almost instantly.
This, in essence, would allow a spaceship to travel almost anywhere in a tiny fraction of the time it would take a conventional spacecraft....
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There is some research on the Alcubierre drive principle that has shown promise. Its going to need to warp space more than a few nanometers though.
I think these are just artists renderings. Not much there.
What’s the point? There aren’t any muslims to reach out to beyond earth.
Warp ten, Mr. Sulu.
Fire those bums in nasa. Aren’t they supposed to be doing “moozlum outreach” or some such insane BS?
NASA is useless and beyond parody. But, those of us who grew up drinking Tang and watching splashdowns refuse to accept it.
Fire those bums in nasa. Arent they supposed to be doing moozlum outreach or some such insane BS?
This extension of moozlum outreach is not likely to happen.
When Obummer gets through with us, the government will not even be able to purchase a bus ticket. We will be so broke.