AH!!! So THAT is how Santa Does It! So, if you hear “Frammin at the Jim Jam on Christmas Eve, Santa is on his way! ‘-)
The ‘star drive’ in my hard SF story ‘Missionary‘ was always a side issue – a small wave of the hand, as it were, to enable a people-oriented plot (you DO want to check it out…). But I thought I’d post, today, on broadly how such a drive might work.
The problem with interstellar travel is that the distances are colossal, and the good Dr Einstein’s speed limit is very low relative to that distance. Interstellar SF has to wrestle with the fact that Einstein has been proven right – every time, every test. Even the exciting moment where a signal did seem to break light-speed was nailed down to a loose connector plug.
You can test General Relativity yourself, right now, on your…
View original post 562 more words