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interstellar travel within a lifetime will never be possible
By: Eric, on 11 Nov 2015

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    11 Nov 2015 Not if we use a warp drive 28 Sep 2016
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    11 Nov 2015 Alcubierre Drive Citation 28 Sep 2016
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It takes too much energy to get to an appreciable fraction of the speed of light

Last Updated: 29 Sep 2018
Interstellar travel within a lifetime will someday happen

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2018
Why not? The closest star is only 40 years away at a tenth of light speed.

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
Motl points out that GR reduces to Special Rel which bans FTL

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interstellar travel within a lifetime will never be possible

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
It takes too much energy to get to an appreciable fraction of the speed of light

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
Physics Calculations About Propulsion

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
Not if we use a warp drive

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
Alcubierre Drive Citation

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016
Special Relativity does not allow FTL

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2016