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Re: Re: starship-design: RE: Bugs again
On Wed, 14 Oct 1998 KellySt@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 10/14/98 6:27:35 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >I have a question for the group. Barring putting a science fiction writer
> >in the engineering spaces of every starship, is a class III civilization
> >even concievable? Even if a society could scatter itself throughout the
> >galaxy, the light barrier would prevent the kind of cultural cohesion
> >required to keep them a unified "civilization" or even on the same
> >evolutionary track.
> >Best Regards,
> >Nels Lindberg
> Light speed is a wall to us, but more advance civilizations will use more
> advanced physics. Even now our physics no longer bars FTL, just doesn't know
> how to do it technically, or why it wouldn't cause nasty time paradoxes.
Could you please explain how modern physical theory predicts FTL?
I was under the impression that this was on the top of the list of things