Tachyon
A tachyon /ˈtæki.ɒn/ or tachyonic particle is a hypothetical particle that always moves faster than light. The word comes from the Greek: ταχύ or tachy /ˈtɑːxi/, meaning "swift, quick, fast, rapi...
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Faster Than Light Propagation
It is a seemingly well-known fact that the speed of light cannot be breached in our universe, but that has been outright proven wrong by researchers from NEC Research Institute in Princeton, US. They ...
Superfluid vacuum theory
Superfluid vacuum theory (SVT), sometimes known as the BEC vacuum theory, is an approach in theoretical physics and quantum mechanics where the fundamental physical vacuum (non-removable background) i...
Tachyons in fiction
The hypothetical particles tachyons have inspired many occurrences of tachyons in fiction. The use of the word in science fiction dates back at least to 1974 when Joe Haldeman's novel The Forever War...
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Exotic matter
In physics, exotic matter is matter that somehow deviates from normal matter and has "exotic" properties. Exotic mass has been considered a colloquial term for matters such as Dark matter, negative ma...
Faster Than Light Propagation
It is a seemingly well-known fact that the speed of light cannot be breached in our universe, but that has been outright proven wrong by researchers from NEC Research Institute in Princeton, US. They ...
Tachyon condensation
Tachyon condensation is a process in particle physics in which the system can lower its energy by spontaneously producing particles. The end result is a "condensate" of particles that fills the volum...
Inertialess drive
The inertialess drive is a fictional means of accelerating to close to the speed of light or faster-than-light travel, originally used in Triplanetary and the Lensman series by E.E. "Doc" Smith, and l...
Proteus in the Underworld
Proteus in the Underworld (1995) is a science fiction novel by Charles Sheffield. The book is set in the same universe as his previous works Proteus Unbound (1989) and Sight of Proteus (1978), althoug...
Alderson drive
The Alderson drive, named after Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientist Dan Alderson, is a fictional device that enables instantaneous interstellar transportation. It is featured in the CoDominium series ...
Hypersphere (The History of the Galaxy)
Expansion: The History of the Galaxy (Russian: "История Галактики", Istoriya Galaktiki) is a science fiction book series by Russian writer Andrey Livadny. With the plot span between 23rd and 39th ...
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Super Swift
This is a list of spacecraft and other vehicles that appear in Space: 1999, a 1970s British science-fiction television series.
The Eagle Transporter is Moonbase Alpha's primary reconnaissance, sup...
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Tachyonic antitelephone
A tachyonic antitelephone is a hypothetical device in theoretical physics that could be used to send signals into one's own past. Albert Einstein in 1907presented a thought experiment of how faster-th...
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Alcubierre drive
The Alcubierre drive or Alcubierre metric (referring to metric tensor) is a speculative idea based on a solution of Einstein's field equations in general relativity as proposed by theoretical physicis...
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Ultrawave
In science fiction, ultrawaves (hyperwaves or subwaves) are transmissions or signals that may propagate faster than light through either normal space, or alternate space, such as hyperspace or "subspa...
Variable speed of light
Variable speed of light (VSL) is a hypothesis that states that the speed of light, usually denoted by c, may be a function of space and time. Variable speed of light occurs in some situations of cla...
Tachyonic field
A tachyonic field, or simply tachyon, is a quantum field with an imaginary mass. The term "tachyon" was coined by Gerald Feinberg in a 1967 paper that studied quantum fields with imaginary mass. Fei...
Jump drive
A jump drive is one of the speculative inventions in science fiction, a method of traveling faster than light (FTL). Related concepts are hyperdrive, warp drive and interstellar teleporter. The key ch...
Bergenholm space drive
In E.E. "Doc" Smith's fictional Lensman series, the Bergenholm generator is the key to faster-than-light transportation. It functions by rendering an object inertialess so that it instantly takes on ...
The Day After Tomorrow (TV special)
The Day After Tomorrow (also known as Into Infinity in the United Kingdom) is a 1975 British science-fiction television drama produced by Gerry Anderson between the two series of Space: 1999. Written ...
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Future Echoes
"Future Echoes" is the second episode of the science fiction sitcom Red Dwarf series one, and was first broadcast on the British television channel BBC2 on 22 February 1988. Written by co-creators Rob...
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The Tachypomp
"The Tachypomp" is a short story by Edward Page Mitchell originally published January 1874 anonymously in The Sun, a New York daily newspaper.
After the original publication in The Sun, the story ...
Hyperdrive
Hyperdrive is a name given to certain methods of traveling faster-than-light (FTL) in science fiction. Related concepts are jump drive and warp drive.The idea of a hyperdrive in most science fiction ...
Hyperspace (science fiction)
Hyperspace is a method of traveling sometimes used in science fiction. It is typically described as an alternative region of space co-existing with our own universe which may be entered using an energ...
Jumpgate
In science fiction, a jump gate (or 'jumpgate') or alternatively, a stargate, is a fictional device able to create a wormhole or portal, allowing fast travel between two points in space. Several works...
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Technology in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The fictional universe of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series by Douglas Adams is a galaxy-spanning society of interacting extraterrestrial cultures. The technological level in the series is h...
Interstellar teleporter
An interstellar teleporter is a hypothetical technology appearing in science fiction, typically in soft sci-fi, which teleports people and/or other objects over interstellar distances instantaneously....
Interstellar travel in fiction
Interstellar travel is a common feature of fiction such as science fiction and fantasy.
Delayed choice quantum eraser
A delayed choice quantum eraser, first performed by Yoon-Ho Kim, R. Yu, S.P. Kulik, Y.H. Shih and Marlan O. Scully, and reported in early 1999, is an elaboration on the quantum eraser experiment that ...