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It's not an uncommon interpretation that the Alcubierre drive acts as a multiplier of an existing subluminal velocity. The trouble is that the Alcubierre metric describes the drive in constant motion that doesn't change with time. It tells us nothing about how the drive accelerated to that speed or decelerated from it. The drive is moving in whatever ...


The idea is that the object generating the "pit" in the front is in the center of the flat region in the middle. What happens is that the object in the middle begins to "fall" into the "pit" in front of it, due to gravitational attraction. The "pit", however, moves forward because it is a fixed distance away from the object in the middle. Basically, as ...

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