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Scientists design viable model of curvature motor based on Alcubierre engine idea

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Scientists have claimed that they have designed the first viable model of a curvature motor based on a paper published in the “Classical and Quantum Gravity” journal by a team of researchers from the Applied Physics group. This team has produced a workable model of a curvature motor based on an idea that a Mexican physicist named Miguel Alcubierre created over 20 years ago. The Alcubierre engine idea suggested that a spaceship could travel faster than the speed of light without breaking any physical laws. Alcubierre’s idea of a spaceship traveling through a space-time warp bubble to achieve faster-than-light travel by making space behind the ship bigger, pushing the bubble while in front of the ship, and making the target closer and closer by making the space smaller, has led to this new discovery.

Alexey Bobrick, the first author of the article, said that “Many people in the field of science are familiar with Alcubierre’s motor and believe that bending impulses are not possible in the physical world due to the need to use negative energy. But this, however, is no longer the case.” Bobrick further added that the research has shown that there are actually several more types of bending momentum in General Relativity.

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The newly created curvature motor is said to be subluminal and, at least in theory, can be built using physical laws known today, but it cannot go faster than light. The researchers’ idea for a curvature motor is said to be very close to the speed of light. The speed at which the bubble spreads would easily be faster than the speed of light, but the more negative energy there is in it, the more it would slow down.

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The Applied Physics team has shown that bending field mechanics is not dead before birth, but is a viable physical science, and that the bending of space and time around an object can be used to move things. However, the space-time warping of Alcubierre’s idea is still a long way from becoming a reality. The next step would be to test the model’s viability, but the team believes that there is a lot of potential for future research.

In summary, the researchers have developed a new curvature motor, which is based on Alcubierre’s original idea, but without the need for negative energy, which was once considered impossible. The motor is subluminal and theoretically could be built using physical laws known today, but it cannot go faster than the speed of light. It is an exciting discovery that has the potential to revolutionize space travel in the future.

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