Skip to comments.Warp Drive Engine Could Suck Earth Into Black Hole
Posted on 06/23/2009 6:17:33 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
"Star Trek" makes faster-than-light travel look easy, but according to new calculations by Italian physicists, a warp drive could easily create a black hole that would incinerate any passengers on a space craft and then suck Earth into a black hole. "Warp drives are so far the best case scenario to attain faster-than-light travel," said Stefano Finazzi of Italy's International School for Advanced Studies. This paper "makes it much harder to realize, if not almost impossible, warp drives." ...Other physicists agree with the Italians' calculations, up to a point. "It's a good paper; their results are sound," said Gerald Cleaver, a professor of physics at Baylor University who reviewed the work. The results make sense, at least, when creating warp drive using exotic matter in a universe where 1 plus 1 equals 2. In a universe where 1 plus 1 equals 3, a possibility with string theory instead of the semi classical physics used by the Italians, a stable warp drive is viable. Last year Cleaver and co-author Richard Obousy detailed a string theory-based warp drive that creates a bubble of space time by expanding one of the tiny, rolled-up dimensions (instead of a bubble of dark energy) predicted by string theory. The biggest sticking point to a extra dimension-based warp drive? The entire mass of Jupiter would have to be converted into pure energy to power it.
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Don’t tell me we’re all going to die ....again!
Well AWRIGHT then! Tha'd be kinda cool :)
That isn’t a “Warp Drive Engine!” That’s the Obamacoms’ political agenda! And yes! We are being sucked into a black hole.
Warp drive will cause black holes?? Oh, no, what do we do!!!!
So we’re all stuck.
Anybody in the market for a bunch of mono-pole magnets?
Quantum Setback For Warp Drives [back to the drawing board]
Slashdot | 4/3/9 | kdawson
Posted on 04/03/2009 8:50:10 AM PDT by Clint Williams
Yes, but it will create 2 million new Green Jobs in 5 years. Therefore the government is going to spend 23 trillion dollars to invent this new technology.
I despise this crap BTW. I like the list. Check it out, tell me what you think...
WRONG! The CERN LHC will do it first.
The *worst* part of this news is, the freakin’ Enterprise spends so much time in the 20th century that we’ve probably all been sucked into the black hole for years already. Hmm, it is pretty dark out...
I despise this crap BTW. I like the list. Check it out, tell me what you think...Okay, now, that created a mind warp... [surfs some websites] okay, good, not the same thing...
And pull an asteroid in just for good measure...
Warp Drive Engine Could Suck Earth Into Black Hole
No chance - Obama’s gonna get us there first.
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