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Davros
2006-Feb-15, 04:20 PM
Came across this when pootling around the net:

http://www.physorg.com/news10789.html

This sounds too good to be true - or is this another minor science story blown up out of all proportions?

ToSeek
2006-Feb-15, 04:58 PM
Seems more appropriate here in Astronomy.

It sounds a bit overblown: yes, we can travel to the stars, all we need to do is to find a six-solar-mass star that's traveling at 70% of lightspeed. (I'm making the situation up, but that's what it sounds like.)

Davros
2006-Feb-16, 05:21 PM
Thought so. There's always a catch isn't there?

Ah well.