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All this stuff about traveling around the universe in space suits – except for local exploration, which I have not discussed – belongs back where it came from, on the cereal box.
When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.
The cosmological constant problem entails a gigantic discrepancy (123 orders of magnitude) between observation and naive theoretical expectation, and so far no satisfying explanation exists that resolves this discrepancy.
Originally posted by xpoq47
Until we have a valid theory of quantum gravity worked out, it's premature to claim that it's impossible to propel spacecraft at superluminal speeds. Einstein talked about "dynamic aether," yet mainstream physicists ignore it.
Originally posted by xpoq47It goes the notion of zero-point energy and zero-point propulsion, which if possible, could account for the seemingly impossible flight characteristics reported by a lot of pilots and other witnesses.
1960’s what we’re all doing right now would have seem utterly impossible.
Consider: a single light-year is an inconceivable abyss. Denumerable but inconceivable. At an ordinary speed -- say, a reasonable pace for a car in a megalopolitan traffic, two kilometers per minute -- you would consume almost nine million years in crossing it. And in Sol's neighborhood, the stars averaged some nine light-years apart. Beta Virginis was thirty-two distant.
Originally posted by AlexIR
Did i just read "The absurdity of faster than light travel" ? In terms of physics and what we know about them we are stil at the begining, because we know a limit today, doesn't mean that limit will be there tomorrow, because someone from almost 100 years ago said light speed is the limit, doesn't mean that is the limit. Just look at how many old theories have been changed or proven wrong.
Its just like the idea that aliens need water to function even though we have such a small grasp of biology.
This ignorance of so called "scientists" amazes me. They are so narrow-minded it makes you doubt their intelligence.