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Submission + - US Patent office considers patenting Warp Drive

darthcamaro writes: Think that Warp drive is just a figment of Star Trek imagination? Think again. A patent application is now before the USPTO to patent Warp drive.
The Worsley-Twist warp drive does not depend upon traditional emissions of matter to create thrust. Rather, the drive creates a change in the curvature of the space-time continuum — thus allowing travel by warping space-time.

"Spock, did you see the looks on their faces?" "Yes, Captain, a sort of vacant contentment."