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Re: starship-design: re: so you want to go faster than light . . .
> In a message dated 7/22/00 12:27:44 PM, email@example.com 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
Relativity doesn't make meaningful predictions for relative velocities
greater than c.