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An instantaneous FTL drive is theoretically feasible

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EM radiation (including linearly-polarized photons) aren't moving. YOU'RE moving (gravitating inward in space/out in time "at the speed of light").
 
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This would make the Star Trek style warp drive look like a snail by comparison. Check out the video.

I'm confident that science will one day, in the medium to far future, crack the formidable technical challenges of achieving this and achieve true space travel like we see in science fiction. That's if mankind doesn't destroy itself first, or regress due to disaster of some kind, of course.

I disagree, scientists are to busy like the rest of us catching up on Netflix and waiting for the new Game of Thrones season.

Humans need suffering in order to create majestic things of untold power.
 
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Humans need suffering in order to create majestic things of untold power.
Or military funding ;)

The only way to achieve FTL travel is Quantum teleportation using a matter transporter.
 
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Or military funding ;)

The only way to achieve FTL travel is Quantum teleportation using a matter transporter.
too bad our military is still building tanks, cause they so smart bruh. lul
 

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We're talking FTL in the "Black Hole" sticky thread above if you guys want to join in...

The only way to achieve FTL travel is Quantum teleportation using a matter transporter.
I disagree.
In fact, I'm not even sure what Quantum teleportation means that's how much I disagree.
Have you been watching too much Quantum Leap again? :D
 

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too bad our military is still building tanks, cause they so smart bruh. lul
Actually they are upgrading tanks built decades ago.


Back to the video, I skipped all the "Musha" drivel straight to the meat:

#1 E=mc^2 does not allow for negative energy. Anti-matter is a bad name for particles that have a negative charge instead of a positive charge. They're both still mass and function the same in the equation.

#2 Anti-energy (wut?) doesn't lead to "massive acceleration." It leads to energy release equal to the mass that reacted times the speed of light squared. A blanket of anti-matter around a vehicle becomes a bomb...not a transport device. Additionally, lasers are extremely weak in terms of pretty much everything except cutting at close range (see AirBorne Laser program).

String theory is broken, replaced by membrane theory which is also broken.

Yes, waste of time. There's only traces of legit science in that video...like most science-fiction.
 
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folding space and arriving instantly should be best travel way ...
 
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I laughed when he said Tachyon. Anything Tachyon is still a hypothetical particle if its real
 
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I laughed when he said Tachyon. Anything Tachyon is still a hypothetical particle if its real
You mean you didn't know?
Tachyon particle detection is one way to track a cloaked ship.

And ever noticed how the inertial dampeners are always off-line yet no one ever seems to go "Splat" against a bulkhead - Ever?
There's always that "wee-extra" that can be squeezed from the warp engines (According to Mr. Scott).
That you should never sign up/volunteer for any department that wears red shirts.

Hypothetically speaking of course.
 
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You mean you didn't know?
Tachyon particle detection is one way to track a cloaked ship.

And ever noticed how the inertial dampeners are always off-line yet no one ever seems to go "Splat" against a bulkhead - Ever?
There's always that "wee-extra" that can be squeezed from the warp engines (According to Mr. Scott).
That you should never sign up/volunteer for any department that wears red shirts.

Hypothetically speaking of course.
Sorry I didnt that episode of star wars or was it babylon 5
 

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Sorry I didnt that episode of star wars or was it babylon 5
Neither :) STNG :) (Star Trek next generation)
quick synopsis
federation seeking Romulan Ships running embargo accross border in Neutral zone
 

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TL;DW. Here's their website: https://asteronx.com/about.html

Not impressed. Looks like a begathon. If there is actual meat to what they're saying, I'd be interested in an academic source like NASA. I know NASA has looked into the idea (there's a thread here about it) but it's too far off to be practical at this point.
Haha this website looks like some failed gamedev put it together and wants to scam people out of money!
 

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"There's always that "wee-extra" that can be squeezed from the warp engines (According to Mr. Scott)."

Sorry I didnt that episode of star wars or was it babylon 5
Ahh yes the famous Mr. Scott from Star Wars, he was the lead security officer on the Galactica don't cha know ;):love:
 

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folding space and arriving instantly should be best travel way ...
In general relativity theory, yes, but there's so many practical problems with it that the expectation is that it is not possible.
 
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Unless she's giving it all she's got ! Any wee-bit more and the entire bloody thing will blow !
That's right!

When Col. Tigh gave the order "Spin up the FTL's - Prepare to jump", Mr. Scott hit the "Go" button to make it happen and when it lurched foward he accidentally dropped a spanner wrench (Bloody Intertial dampeners being off-line again!) down the exhaust port and the Death Star went "Ka-blooey!"

Took crews from Babylon 5 several weeks to search for survivors and clear up the mess left in orbit around Druidia - President Skroob was NOT HAPPY at all about that because before it was all over they had to bring in Mega-Maid and change the bag several times and that ran up the bill on replacements, overtime paid to the bridge crew to chant "Suck-Suck-Suck" to get it done - Not to mention they had to cancel the Circus to get the job done (as not to distract the guys chanting), he was soooo looking foward to that.

Well that and earlier, Mr. Scott had messed up transporting him from his quarters to the Bridge.

OK - joke's over, back on topic:

With general theory as we know it it's not feasable, there have been other means of propulsion suggested using solar wind to move a ship but that in itself is a limited proposition, if there isn't a star nearby providing the wind, you go nowhere fast.
Magnetic-based drives are something eles that's been suggested but also has limitations - Lots of issues to overcome before we can begin to explore very the act of doing it.
 
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I Had a Dream last night where Trance Gemini gave me the schematics to Build a Quantum phase generator
She said when you turn it on everything in the area of the phase field shifts in quantum Resonance shifting everything into Null Space
enabling you to ( She said Every Star has a 2 way portal ) enter the star of your choice and exit elswhere where you turn off the phase generator to return to Normal Space

Then i woke up and found it was just a wet dream
ps Trance Gemini is hot hot hot
 
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I Had a Dream last night where Trance Gemini gave me the schematics to Build a Quantum phase generator
She said when you turn it on everything in the area of the phase field shifts in quantum Resonance shifting everything into Null Space
enabling you to ( She said Every Star has a 2 way portal ) enter the star of your choice and exit elswhere where you turn off the phase generator to return to Normal Space

Then i woke up and found it was just a wet dream
ps Trance Gemini is hot hot hot
Had you in a trance right?
And being a Gemini you know that means she has a twin - Double trouble for you Mr., too hot to handle.

We could let Harper figure it all out but he'd probrably mess it up somehow - How to catch all the solar wind she's giving off that is.
 
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