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Re: starship-design: re: so you want to go faster than light . . .

KellySt@aol.com writes:
 > In a message dated 7/22/00 12:27:44 PM, clmanges@worldnet.att.net writes:
 > >Regarding the current discussion, I have to agree that Dr. Einstein
 > >seems to suggest that FTL travel, for physical bodies at least, requires
 > >infinite energy.   == 
 > Actually it says that travel AT the speed of light takes infine power, travel 
 > at less OR MORE then the speed of light doesn't.

I think a more accurate summary of the situation is this:

The energy required to bring a massive object to a certain relative
velocity increases without bound as the relative velocity approaches c
from below.

Relativity doesn't make meaningful predictions for relative velocities
greater than c.