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Submission + - Warp drive -- by the numbers (ernmag.com)

Eric Smalley writes: ""Two Baylor University scientists have come up with a new method to cause a spaceship to effectively travel faster than the speed of light, without breaking the laws of physics."

Here's the paper: Warp Drive — A New Approach.

This would require 23rd century science and engineering, mind-boggling amounts of energy, and string theory to turn out to be right. Still, it's pretty cool science. The big question is, have they done an environmental impact study? Heaven only knows what this would do to the fabric of space-time."

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