StopLurkListen: Fano: GAT_00: The arrival effect of Alcubierre drives when they collapse their warp field has been known for like 3 years now.Way to stay on top of things Daily Fail.I was trying to recall how long this has been known.Also, it takes the entire power of the universe to charge up, I think.Well, it's all theoretical at this point, so there's no experimental proof of any of these theories being correct. Yet.Until recently, the estimate was that you'd need an equivalent "Jupiter" mass's worth of energy to warp space; more recently was someone who theorized a differently-shaped warp bubble resulting in much less energy - a "Voyager probe" mass's worth of energy.There will be experiments soon on a tiny scale. Fascinating, probably a dead end, but yay science! Sometimes you get surprised.
FloydA: You would prefer another target, a military target? Then name the system!
simplicimus: President Merkin Muffley: A. OFNB. The people that make this claim don't understand warp theory. The ship isn't traveling anywhere.So, foldspace from Dune?
StopLurkListen: Don't the Star Trek rules of their fiction mention that engaging warp drive too close to a planet results in lots of bad things happening?...only have a passing knowledge of Star Trek, not up on all the details
President Merkin Muffley: A. OFNB. The people that make this claim don't understand warp theory. The ship isn't traveling anywhere.
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