Planoforming

A form of "faster than light" travel allows for interstellar travel. (Read the full article)

"Um, that would be Cordwainer Smith, Dr Paul Linebarger."
(Charlie Martin 12/12/2010 9:03:28 PM )
"Sigh... this is one of the hazards of writing your site from scratch. You see, when I pick from the author list, it only shows the last name. Who knew I'd end up with 5 sf authors named 'Smith'? I got distracted after entering the item, and forgot to go back and check to see that I had the right Smith... Anyway, thanks much for commenting."
(Bill Christensen 12/12/2010 10:15:38 PM )
"Oops, I just realize how redundant my description was of this. This is why I shouldn't stay up doing research. "
(Gatomon41 12/13/2010 10:29:46 PM )
"John Campbell wrote about a drive pushing a vehicle outside of space-time to effectively go FTL in his novel "The Mightiest Machine". That's the first hyperdrive I know of."
(Adam 1/4/2012 12:30:55 AM )

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