Friday, May 05, 2006

I canna' change th' laws o' physics, Cap'n!

I'm sorry, lass...I have no pow'r!

Well, then use impulse power, dammit!

Antimatter-Rocket Plan Fuels Hope for Star Trek Tech

Warp drives may be the stuff of science fiction, but another Star Trek staple appears to be edging toward science fact.

The energy source that enables the starship Enterprise to boldly go where no one has gone before has, according to one controversial new claim, moved much closer to reality.

A New Mexico company has just completed its initial studies of an antimatter-powered rocket that it hopes will someday take astronauts to Mars in 90 days or less.
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