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Old October 8 2013, 10:17 AM   #23
Robert Comsol
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Re: Star Trek: TMP questions and observations

Christopher wrote: View Post
In fact, Puttkamer's model is essentially identical to Alcubierre's, the difference being that Puttkamer didn't actually do the math to show how it could work -- or at least didn't publish it.
Thanks for mentioning that. I think this hypothetical warp drive should be referred to as A & P warp drive, considering that Mr. Alcubierre was not the first to describe the essential idea.

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