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RE: Re: Re: starship-design: RE: Bugs again

> Actually, I also remember Isaac Kuo making the very good point
> that the structure of spacetime for an FTL particle would be so
> weird that hardly any of the usual laws of physics would imply,
> and that not even atoms could hold together since electromagnetic
> forces wouldn't propagate isotropically.
> Travel at the speed of light is possible -- for photons.

I don't remember that particular discussion, but he is probably right about
it being weird. Isaac hasn't been around much, is he still subscribed?

Oops, well yes, photons do propagate at the speed of light.