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Good day.

What do you think about warp drive?
And how would they change energy requirements, if used instead of gravity electromagnetic field?

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Hi Marian,

I think warp drive will be a reality some day, but the technology might be based on a mature quantum theory of gravity and its interaction with the other fundamental forces (electromagnetic, weak, strong). Alternatively, a new fundamental force may be discovered, which interacts with space-time and can warp those fields.

We may even be able to create small worm holes which can be used as a "warp drive". Whatever the technology which finally emerges, I think it will happen.

Prof. James Gort  

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James Gort

Expertise

Questions on observational astronomy, optics, and astrophysics. Specializing in the evolution of stars, variable stars, supernovae, neuton stars/pulsars, black holes, quasars, and cosmology.

Experience

I was a professional astronomer (University of Texas, McDonald Observatory), lecturer at the Adler Planetarium, professor of astrophysics, and amateur astronomer for 42 years. I have made numerous telescopes, and I am currently building one of the largest private observatories in Canada.

Publications
StarDate, University of Texas, numerous Journal Publications

Education/Credentials
B.A. Physics and Astronomy M.Sc. Physics Ph.D. Astrophysics

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