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How Close Are We to Star Trek Propulsion? | Discover Magazine

It’s popular to talk about how the original Star Trek, set in the 23rd century, predicted many devices that we’re using already here in 2014. It started with communicators that manifested as flip-open cell phones that many already consider too primitive, moved through computers that talk and recognize human voices and provide instant translation (all of which are constantly improving), to medical applications such as needle-free injection, anti-radiation drugs, and a medical tricorder.

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Engage! Quantum Thruster Physics Could Help Make Warp Drive a Reality

A type of thruster being tested in a NASA lab could help scientists unlock the key to making a 'Star Trek' inspired warp drive enabled starship.

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10 Proposed Solutions To The Problems Of Interstellar Travel - Listverse

Right now, interstellar travel and colonization is pretty unlikely. Basic laws of physics suggest that it just can't be done, and for many people, that means it'll never be done. Those people are no...

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Faster-Than-Light Travel: Are We There Yet?

Long before the Empire struck back, before the United Federation of Planets federated, Isaac Asimov created Foundation, the epic tale of the decline and fall of the Galactic Empire. Asimov’s Empire comprised 25 million planets, knit together by sleek sp

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Has NASA Really Created A Warp Drive? | IFLScience

Forget blowing bubbles, NASA may be on the path to discovering warp bubbles that will open up every corner of the universe for human exploration. We have broken the speed of sound, but now NASA scientists are tentatively announcing they may have broken t