If a spaceship travels beyond the event horizon of a black hole, can it get back out if it activates a warp drive ?
The Alcubierre drive, Alcubierre warp drive, or Alcubierre metric (referring to metric tensor) is a speculative idea based on a solution of Einstein's field equations in general relativity as proposed by Mexican theoretical physicist Miguel Alcubierre, by which a spacecraft could achieve apparent faster-than-light travel if a configurable energy-density field lower than that of vacuum (that is, negative mass) could be created.
- AlexanderLv 73 months ago
It might be fun to try!
- Ronald 7Lv 73 months ago
Warp drive is a Sci Fi invention
Faster than Light Travel is impossible
Not even Probable
The Speed of thought would be more probable
Even at that it would be difficult as apparently Space Time doesn't exist
In reality, you wouldn't want to get even close to a Black Hole, interesting as it isSource(s): Messier 87 in the Large Magellanic Cloud
- 3 months ago
The warp drives currently in stock are not up to the task.
- 3 months ago
If we figure out a way to travel faster than lightspeed, maybe. But until then, no. Not a single thing can escape a black hole. Not even light itself
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- 3 months ago
no nothing can escape a black hole not even light
- Anonymous3 months ago
FART! Human body will never achieve "Light Speed>" 4realzzz WHEN ARE YOU GOING TO REALIZE?? your not going anywhere,, your too involved with killing yourselves... move along children,, move along moronic neighbors... YA, YOU..
- CarolOklaNolaLv 73 months ago
No. Dilithium is fictional. And what about inertial compensators? If your velocity is faster than the speed of light, what happens to all that momentum when you go back to sublight speeds? You get smashed into protoplasmic goo and broken bones. That's a lot worse than seat belt bruises and a broken wrist and a totaled car.
The ship and everything in it was spaghettified when it went through the event horizon. HOW do you reverse THAT?
I am NOT saying that warp or FTL drive will never happen, but you have to face reality. It might take a lot longer to happen than you think.
- daniel gLv 73 months ago
Lets just be very clear here..NOTHING will escape a black hole once past event horizon.
Warp drive,,or any form of propulsion faster than the speed of light defy's
EVERY law of physics on the books,, that will never EVER happen.
That negative mass you speak would at least have to equal a negative black hole.
- nebLv 73 months ago
Assuming we could actually physically realize the Alcubierre metric since we know of no sufficient source of negative matter/energy, it would be really difficult to determine the effects of the Schwarzschild metric on the Alcubierre metric when deep within a black hole. If we assume we could somehow compensate for those effects, we still have the serious problem that since all light and slower than light paths have the singularity in their future, it implies a faster than light path must be directed towards the past to escape the event horizon. This of course causes havoc with causality and would lead to paradoxes. One would expect causal issues with the Alcubierre metric in normal space also. It seems that any faster than light travel mechanism is disallowed by nature to prevent causal violations.
- Carlos IglesiasLv 63 months ago
Since its only fiction you can make it do anything you want.