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Begin the Adventure : How to Break the Light Barrier

By: Florentin Smarandache

...ADVENTURE How to Break the Light Barrier by A.D. 2070 Homer B. Tilton Florentin Smarandache 2 To the memory of Benjamin E. Tilton (1876-... ...ntemporary of Albert Einstein (1879-1955) This book can be ordered in a paper bound reprint from: Books on Demand ProQuest Informat... ... ISBN: 1-931233-84-5 Standard Address Number: 297-5092 Printed in the United States of America 3 BEGIN THE ADVENTURE Ho... ...at San Salvador Station ¼ way to Alpha Centauri; 2046 - Jupiter Station established; 2049 - SS Alpha arrives back at Jupiter Station with all han... ... physical and psychological effects of supersonic flight. That, from a 1957 encyclopedia (Collier's). Recent trends in thinking view the distort... ...example R. W. Landee et al, Electronic Designers' Handbook, McGraw-Hill, 1957, section 5, pp. 27-32. See also the author's 1968 analysis in terms o... ...to propel a ship. [1] Following up the analysis done in ch.4, it is well established that a relativistic increase in the mass of a ship will be see... ...avity there; but a balance-wheel timepiece would operate the same in both places because such a timing mechanism is immune to changes in gravity and... ... 51 Appendix to Ch. 9 Megalopolis Explained megalopolis: a thickly populated region centering in a metropolis or embracing several metropol...

...ts speed is the same no matter who measures it." "That's true." I would respond; "That's just the second postulate of special relativity which is not in doubt; but that postulate applies to light, and we're talking about rocketships here." However it seemed that no one understood what I was saying. By referring to the universal constant c= 299.792 458 megameters per secon...

...tauri with a round-trip manned and womanned mission as the proposed overarching goal under a clear plan of exploration - a grand experiment described in later chapters. Whether or not we succeed in grasping the goal under this or under any plan is not as important as it is to set a definite plan and work towards its goal. The plan outlined here is in two phases: Phase on...

... Phase Two Experiment: Alpha Centauri or Bust!. 45 -- Ch.9. Voyage to the Center of the Galaxy. 50 -- Ch.10. An Hypothesis: There is no Speed Barrier in the Universe. 52 --...

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