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Mind-Bogglingly Possible: How NASA Might Build Its Very First Warp Drive

Jesse McDougall

Before you read this article—and read it, you should—you will likely need a refresher on the concept of "space-time." Space-time, or the "spacetime continuum," is an idea that combines all space and time into a single inseparable continuity. As in, objects have a mass that can be measured and weighed and "followed" as they move forward in time. Now, as with mass, time is flexible. Einstein mathematically proved that time passes more slowly in dense gravity than in light gravity. So warp drive...

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