"I have lived many ages of men, Steven. Centuries without end. I have seen many great men, and known countless honors. But the greatest honor of this ancient and tired soul has been the privilege of fighting beside you, and calling you my friend."
A few months ago, physicist Harold White stunned the aeronautics world when he announced that he and his team at NASA had begun work on the development of a faster-than-light warp drive. His proposed design, an ingenious re-imagining of an Alcubierre Drive, may eventually result in an engine that can transport a spacecraft to the nearest star in a matter of weeks — and all without violating Einstein’s law of relativity.
this is why we are friends because this. totally less creeped by warp drive.
Oh man, like a billion times less creepy than the Amazon drones. AND A BILLION TIMES MORE AWESOME.
So the greatest part about this post is that they used artwork from Star Trek. I was like, “wow, that looks like stereotypical Vulcan ship design, with the warp drive ring and the narrow body.” Lo and behold: