Warp Drive (again)

So there was this today, which no doubt will get you all looking forward whether or not Warp 11 is possible.

But before you invest with Virgin Galactic, read this paper and note the conclusion.

[0904.0141] Semiclassical instability of dynamical warp drives

Most of all, we find that the RSET will exponentially grow in time close to, and on, the front wall of the superluminal bubble. Consequently, one is led to conclude that the warp-drive geometries are unstable against semiclassical back-reaction.

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