Thursday, 17 January 2013

Warp Speed: What Hyperspace Would Really Look Like

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The science fiction vision of stars flashing by as streaks when spaceships travel faster than light isn't what the scene would actually look like, a team of physics students says. Instead, the view out the windows of a vehicle traveling through hyperspace would be more like a centralized bright glow, calculations show.

(thanks Miss Rare)