• Corpus ID: 118276840

A causally connected superluminal Warp Drive spacetime

  title={A causally connected superluminal Warp Drive spacetime},
  author={Fernando Loup and R. Held and D. Waite and Edward Halerewicz and Jr. and M. Stabno and Matthew Kuntzman and R. Sims},
  journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
  • F. Loup, R. Held, R. Sims
  • Published 6 February 2002
  • Physics
  • arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
It will be shown that while horizons do not exist for warp drive spacetimes traveling at subluminal velocities horizons begin to develop when a warp drive spacetime reaches luminal velocities. However it will be shown that the control region of a warp drive ship lie within the portion of the warped region that is still causally connected to the ship even at superluminal velocities, therefore allowing a ship to slow to subluminal velocities. Further it is shown that the warped regions which are… 
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