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Re: Re: Re: Re: starship-design: RE: Bugs again
> >General relativity seems to offer the best potential for allowing
> >FTL effects, but no one has proven (even theoretically) that FTL
> >travel could be achieved using things that actually exist or
> >could be made from things that exist in the universe. The
> >implications are, though, that it would indeed take absolutely
> >incredible amounts of energy to create anything like a wormhole
> >or a "warp bubble".
> But saying it would take incredable amounts of energy is a big difference from
> physically impossible.
I wouldn't be surprised, if it turns out that FTL is physically
possible, that it might be practically impossible. It could take
something like a galaxy's worth of mass/energy to move something
not very big a relatively short distance at FTL speeds. Under
such circumstances relativistic travel could look very efficient