This has both large-scale scientific (possibly) and large scale fiction story implications.
10 questions about Nasa’s ‘impossible’ space drive answered
Wired.co.uk’s piece last week about Nasa’s test of a new type of space drive triggered a tsunami of responses online. Many were understandably sceptical, others were unsure how it would advance space travel. In fact, the paper produced on the day gave much more detail than the advance abstract we linked to then. The actual paper reveals details of tests in early 2014 as well as those in summer 2013 — and the results are even more astounding.
Here we answer many of your questions, quibbles and criticisms…