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Warp Drives & Wormholes
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Warp Drives & Wormholes

Think wormholes are only in science fiction? While no one has found a real one yet, it is scientifically possible that these shortcuts across spacetime really exist.

Using a warp drive to travel across the universe isn't outside of the realm of possibility either. Explore what it would take to travel faster than the speed of light.

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Texas House Sucked Into Wormhole

Texas House Sucked Into Wormhole

Did this Texas house get slowly slurped into another dimension? More...

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io9
Bending Spacetime in the Basement

Bending Spacetime in the Basement

You don't need a big spaceship to experiment with spacetime. You can do it in the comfort of your own home. While you probably won't be able to create a wormhole, this complex, hands-on project will reveal the universality of gravity. More...

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Fourmilab
Does Our Universe Live Inside a Wormhole?

Does Our Universe Live Inside a Wormhole?

You might think traveling through a wormhole would be pretty cool. But what if it turned out you're already inside one? Some scientists think a wormhole might be the answer to how our universe was created. More...

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AAAS
Neil deGrasse Tyson Separates Fact, Fiction in ‘Interstellar’

Neil deGrasse Tyson Separates Fact, Fiction in ‘Interstellar’

How realistic is the science in Interstellar? Take a look at wormholes, the fabric of space, and relativity with the host of Cosmos and NOVA ScienceNOW. Warning: Spoiler Alert! More...

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MPR News
Blackholes, Wormholes, and the Tenth Dimension

Blackholes, Wormholes, and the Tenth Dimension

While wormholes still only exist in theory, scientists are getting closer to proving if they're really out there. It all starts with finding a black hole. More...

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Michio Kaku
What Is Theoretical Physics?

What Is Theoretical Physics?

Investigating wormholes is the work of theoretical physicists. How does a theoretical physicist differ from an experimental physicist? It's about time; it's about space; but mostly, it's about math. More...

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Patricia Schwarz
Stephen Hawking’s Universe: Strange Stuff Explained

Stephen Hawking’s Universe: Strange Stuff Explained

American theoretical physicist John Archibald Wheeler came up with the term wormhole in 1957. Today's scientists are learning more about the phenomenon. More...

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WNET/PBS
Wrinkles in Spacetime

Wrinkles in Spacetime

Find out how Kip Thorne and Paul Franklin created a black hole of "unprecedented accuracy" for Interstellar — and made a bona fide scientific discovery in the process. More...

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WIRED
A Trip Through Spacetime

A Trip Through Spacetime

Wormholes are bridges in spacetime. But what is spacetime? You probably think of space & time as being different things. Hop into a cab with Albert Einstein for a time-bending ride. More...

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NOVA/PBS
Friendly Wormholes

Friendly Wormholes

Help the aliens return to their home planets by using physics. First, shepherd them through this Angry Birds-like obstacle course, then drop them into their friendly neighborhood wormhole. More...

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Abroy.com
NASA’s Cosmicopia

NASA’s Cosmicopia

There are lots of questions about wormholes. Would they look like a space hurricane? Can we create one? Could you time travel through it? NASA scientists have the answers. More...

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NASA

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