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  •  Do you think its worthwhile to try and find (0+ / 0-)

    a method that allows us to go faster than the speed of light? Or would you reguard any attempt as a waste of money?

    Space is where the future is

    by FerrisValyn on Sun Jan 28, 2007 at 12:30:43 AM PST

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    •  As theoretical work, yes. (0+ / 0-)

      Until even a viable thought experiment can be devised that violates the cosmic censorship principle faster-than-light (in a vacuum) travel can only be viewed as fantasy.

      Why does everyone keep sending me recipies? :)

      by ackermanniac on Sun Jan 28, 2007 at 01:02:46 AM PST

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      •  You don't regaurd the Alcubierre drive (0+ / 0-)

        idea as at the very least, somewhat viable?

        Space is where the future is

        by FerrisValyn on Sun Jan 28, 2007 at 01:46:42 AM PST

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        •  I suppose I could wimp out and also (0+ / 0-)

          ask about traversable wormholes

          Space is where the future is

          by FerrisValyn on Sun Jan 28, 2007 at 01:53:44 AM PST

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          •  Funny thing is.. (0+ / 0-)

            If I'm not mistaken, Kip Thorne has done extensive work in this area and finally came to the conclusion there was no way to come out the other side without being annihilated. I forget why. He wrote a book on it that I read years ago.

            Faster than light would solve everything. Especially if new choices could be made after going back in time. I can think of a few things I'd do differently.

            I'm going to look up the Alcubierre drive you mention. I'm not familiar.

            Why does everyone keep sending me recipies? :)

            by ackermanniac on Sun Jan 28, 2007 at 01:50:56 PM PST

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