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# 113
09-18-2012, 05:18 PM
Originally Posted by dontdrunkimshoot View Post
wouldn't a ship that wanted to make a FTL journey need a fuel tank about the size of jupiter? and the mass of the energy needed to do it would contently count against its ability to accelerate, making it mathematically impossible to reach those speeds without bypassing the laws of physics? which i guess is how they did it in star trek.
if i understood warp drive in star trek right, it made you in a bubble that made you outside of space so you weighed a fraction of what you really did or something...

i personally like the event horizons methed of travel. "fold the space to you so you dont go anywhere" engine.