SYSTEMS: Forget the apparent innovation in "space travel" being pushed by the likes of Virgin Galactic and SpaceX, most of the real science in the sector still comes the folk at NASA. Ideas around travel in the heavens are obviously years, probably generations, away. But it's nice to dream in the meantime. Read more on Techtimes.
The idea of faster-than-light travel has been one of the greatest staples in science fiction for as long as the genre has been around.
The idea of traveling to other planets with terrestrial technology seemed impossible for a long time - but, with the power of faster-than-light travel, moving from planet to planet would be almost instantaneous.
Who wouldn't want to go zipping through the galaxy, discovering and visiting all sorts of different planets?
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