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>Do you even know what faster than light means, or are you just regurgitating common knowledge without an actual understanding of it?
You would think this is common knowledge, but it isn’t. Yes believe it or not I do have some understanding of how light speed works. I am a senior aerospace engineering student after all.
>Things can go faster than light, for example space itself. You can theoretically create a warp drive that bends space and allows for faster than light travel.
That’s not what is being argued here. Even so, space accelerates faster than light. Sure. During inflation is the only time ever that objects moved faster than the speed of light with respect to each other. The expansion of the universe isn’t a being, though. Objects can’t just *go* faster than light. I’ll quote NASA for you:
> One of the consequences of this Special Relativity is the light speed barrier. Here’s another way to look at it. To move faster, you add energy. But when you get going near the speed of light, the amount of energy you need to go faster balloons to infinity! To move a mass at the speed of light would take infinite energy. It appears that there is a distinct barrier here.
There are many theories of faster-than-light travel which always run into issues. Warp drive travel requires negative energy and negative densities, which don’t exist. Even if they did, it’s still not a for sure thing that warp drive would work.
I understand it’s very easy to say something is possible like faster than-light travel. And I understand that somebody is telling me that just because we haven’t done it yet, doesn’t mean somebody else hasn’t.
But from what we know and all that we’ve figured out here on Earth (which is SUBSTANTIAL in my opinion), it is not possible and there’s no chance of it happening or have happened or ever will happen.