Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Technology!

The robots are taking our jobs. No, really. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-19637175

And mathematicians have now discovered a potentially feasible configuration for an Alcubierre warp drive. It relies on making the drive ring a slightly different shape than past theoretical designs, but reduces the fuel requirements down to...well...down to manageable quantities. Of course, we still don't have an actual power source.