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“Warp drive” in development?

by on Jan.05, 2006, under Science

Seems someone thinks a “warp drive” is within the realm of reality. The theory, first proposed by the late Burkhard Heim in the 1950s and would require a change in current physics models, involves a large magnetic field which in turn generates a gravity field that can be used for propulsion – and if large enough, slip the engine into another dimension. It seems to be totally unproven at this point, but the Z Machine at Sandia National Laboratories could possibly produce the magnetic fields to test the theory. Just be sure that when you slip in and out of those extra dimensions you don’t bring something back

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