# The Possibility of FTL Space Travel by using the Quantum Tunneling Effect through the Light Barrier

@article{Musha2017ThePO, title={The Possibility of FTL Space Travel by using the Quantum Tunneling Effect through the Light Barrier}, author={Takaaki Musha}, journal={Journal of Space Exploration}, year={2017}, volume={6} }

In normal physics, nothing can move faster than the speed of light, because Einstein's theory of relativity forbids it. However, some physicists have proposed a model of faster-than-light (FTL) travel, formulated in the context of Lorentzian manifolds, which are used in general relativity to construct space-time models, called a wormhole and an Alcubierre’s warp drive. Warp drive works by distorting the fabric of the spacetime, contracting spacetime in front of the spaceship and expanding it…

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