Re: If Warp Drive were Possible...
There is a thesis held by some in the science community and it goes like this:
This statement and the wink at the end of the original post suggest that this is not what Zap himself believes, but the post certainly prompted much discussion.
The atom bomb reply is faulty because it violates many of the original premises—the vast spans of time for the statistical likelihood of certain events and the prerequisites to make a given thing (construction of an atom bomb) happen. While a nuclear reactor is not an atom bomb, there is at least one example
of a naturally
"No, I better not look. I just might be in there."
—Foghorn Leghorn, Little Boy Boo