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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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...
Slipstream (science fiction)
"Slipstream" is a science fiction term for a fictional method of faster-than-light space travel, similar to hyperspace travel, warp drive, or "transfer points" from David Brin's Uplift series.
Qua...
Modern searches for Lorentz violation
Modern searches for Lorentz violation are scientific studies that look for deviations from Lorentz invariance or symmetry, a set of fundamental frameworks that underpin modern science and fundamental ...
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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 ...
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...
Stargate (device)
A Stargate is an Einstein–Rosen bridge portal device within the Stargate fictional universe that allows practical, rapid travel between two distant locations. The devices first appear in the 1994 Rola...
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Hartman effect
The delay time for a quantum tunneling particle is independent of the thickness of the opaque barrier. This is called the Hartman effect, after Thomas Hartman who discovered it in 1962. In 2007, Nimtz...
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 ...
Teletransporter
Teletransporter or teleporter refers to a fictional machine that allows teleportation. It is widely used in literature science fiction and fantasy, and was popularized in the television series Star Tr...
Jumper (film)
Jumper or Jumpers may refer to:
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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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Farcaster
A farcaster is an instantaneous transportation device in the fictional Hyperion universe. Farcasters allow two points separated by a vast distance to be brought together at a Farcaster Portal. The F...
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...
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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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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Minos
In Greek mythology, Minos (/ˈmaɪnɒs/ or /ˈmaɪnəs/; Greek: Μίνως, Minōs) is a king of Crete, son of Zeus and Europa. Every nine years, he made King Aegeus pick seven young boys and seven young girls to...
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Kefitzat Haderech
Kefitzat Haderech (Hebrew: קְפִיצַת הַדֶּרֶךְ,  Qəfiẓat haDéreḫ or Kfitzat haDérech,  Qəp̄îṣáṯ hadDéreḵ) is a Jewish Kabbalistic term that literally means "contracting the path." The word ...
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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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 ...
Quadrail
The Quadrail is a fictional intra-galactic rail system conceived by science fiction author Timothy Zahn. It first appeared in the novel Night Train to Rigel in 2005.
The Quadrail is a system consi...