Warp Speed: This Is What You’d Really See

What would you see if you approached the speed of light? If Star Trek and Star Wars are anything to go by, the stars in front of you will get bright and turn into streaks. There might even be some psychedelic fun with weird colors. And wormholes if you’re lucky. Forget the wormholes, we’ll talk about those later. Sadly, sci-fi is wrong. You’d actually see a bright blog surrounded by darkness. Don’t take my word for it, those spoilsport physicists have ruined our star trekking dreams again. Read more…

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    "bright blog" that gave me a giggle
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    Wicked.
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    Oh man they could have saved so much FX spending…
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