This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Learn more

Interstellar Travel: Approaching Light Speed

  • Interstellar Travel: Approaching Light Speed

    9:14

    Is interstellar travel doomed to remain in the realm of science fiction? Sticking to near future space propulsion only, how close can we get to the speed of light?

    This video looks at the current spacecraft speed records with Apollo 10 holding the record for the fastest manned spacecraft, New Horizons probe for the fastest Earth escape velocity and the Helios probes for the fastest heliocentric velocity. But Solar Probe Plus will beat that when it launches in 2018. While Voyager 1 doesn't set any speed records, it was the first spacecraft to leave the solar system, so therefore the fastest solar system escape velocity by default.

    For beating these speeds, this video explores what is possible in the near future only, so no antimatter, Alcubierre drives (warp), ramjets, etc... The EM drive is left out until it's proven with actual reproducible results in space.

    Project Daedalus and the updated Project Icarus represent sound concepts for fusion spacecraft. IKAROS was the first successful demonstration of solar sail technology but hopefully the planetary society is not far behind with their LightSail cubsat (not covered in this video).

    But what appears to have the most potential to reach the nearest star to our own, Proxima Centauri and it's newly discovered planet Proxima b is Breakthrough Starshot. Thousands of super lightweight laser sail nanocraft will be launched into space then the light beamer, a ground based laser array will propel these spacecraft to 20% light speed within minutes.

    *All sources used in researching this video are listed in the end credits*

    Music: Inspired Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

  • Is Interstellar Travel Possible?

    5:22

    Can we travel at light speed? We teamed up with Popular Science to find out!

    Like this video? Tweet us!:

    Welcome to Thought Café +, an collaborative animated series with people and organizations we love. Subscribe so you never miss a video!

    Take a 360° tour of our solar system:
    Our video on pubic hair with AsapScience:

    More Thought Café + videos:

    Sound Design by Allan Levy

    Follow us!






    @thoughtcafe on Snapchat & Periscope

  • Interstellar Travel - Documentary HD #Advexon

    44:56

    Interstellar Travel
    Interstellar travel is the term used for hypothetical crewed or uncrewed travel between stars or planetary systems. Interstellar travel will be much more difficult than interplanetary spaceflight; the distances between the planets in the Solar System are less than 30 astronomical units (AU)—whereas the distances between stars are typically hundreds of thousands of AU, and usually expressed in light-years. Because of the vastness of those distances, interstellar travel would require a high percentage of the speed of light; huge travel time, lasting from decades to millennia or longer; or a combination of both.

    The speeds required for interstellar travel in a human lifetime far exceed what current methods of spacecraft propulsion can provide. Even with a hypothetically perfectly efficient propulsion system, the kinetic energy corresponding to those speeds is enormous by today's standards of energy production. Moreover, collisions by the spacecraft with cosmic dust and gas can produce very dangerous effects both to passengers and the spacecraft itself.

    A number of strategies have been proposed to deal with these problems, ranging from giant arks that would carry entire societies and ecosystems, to microscopic space probes. Many different spacecraft propulsion systems have been proposed to give spacecraft the required speeds, including nuclear propulsion, beam-powered propulsion, and methods based on speculative physics.

  • Elon Musk on How to Travel Faster than Light Speed “Space travels faster than the speed of light”

    2:20

    “There is conceivably a way to do warp drive.” Elon Musk discusses warping space within the known laws of physics, the expansion of the universe being faster than the speed of light (which allow us to see back in time when looking into space) and dark matter.

  • NASAs Engines and Possible Speed of Light Propulsion?

    21:56

    New propulsion technology is explained and the most advanced the ion engine, which in theory can propel a spacecraft nearing the speed of light.

  • NASA Engineer Designs a Near Light Speed Engine But Does It Work?

    11:37

    You can buy Universe Sandbox 2 game here:

    Hello and welcome! My name is Anton and in this video, we will talk about a new NASA report that proposes an unusual engine design that could travel near the speed of light.
    NASA report:

    Support this channel on Patreon to help me make this a full time job:


    Space Engine is available for free here:
    Enjoy and please subscribe.

    Twitter:
    Facebook:
    Twitch:

    Bitcoins to spare? Donate them here to help this channel grow!
    1GFiTKxWyEjAjZv4vsNtWTUmL53HgXBuvu

    The hardware used to record these videos:
    CPU:
    Video Card:
    Motherboard:
    RAM:
    PSU:
    Case:
    Microphone:
    Mixer:
    Recording and Editing:



    Thank you to all Patreon supporters of this channel
    Specifically, great thanks to the following members:

    Morrison Waud
    Vlad Manshin
    Mark Teranishi
    TheHuntress
    Daniel Rosvall
    Lilith Dawn
    Ralph Spataro
    Albert B. Cannon
    Greg Lambros
    adam lee
    Henry Spadoni
    Jer
    Nick Dolgy
    Luminger
    Konrad Kummli
    UnexpectedBooks.com
    Gabriel Seiffert
    George Williams
    J Carter
    Mary Kristof
    Oleg Hurmak
    Shinne
    Jakub Glos
    Lauren Smith
    Michael Tiganila
    Lyndon Riley
    Johann Goergen
    Jake Salo
    LS Greger
    Dave Blair
    Michael Mitsuda
    Russell Sears
    Vinod sethi
    Robert Wyssbrod
    RandalM
    Gordon Cooper
    Tracy Burgess
    Assaf Dar Sagol
    Jayjay Volz
    Liam Moss
    Timothy Welter MD
    Kai Raphahn
    Sander Stols
    Anataine Deva
    Sergio Ruelas
    Bodo Graßmann
    Douglas Burns
    gary steelman
    Jan Šoulák
    Michael Koebel
    Olegas Budnik
    Shelley Passage
    Steven Aiello
    xyndicate
    Honey Suzanne Lyons
    Dale Andrew Darling
    James Myers
    Niji
    Peter Hamrak
    Matthew Lazear
    Anton Newman
    Anton Reed
    Charles Nadeau
    Daniel Charles Smith
    Daniel G.
    Dave A
    Doug Baker
    Doug MacDonald
    Eugene Sandulenko
    GrittyFlix
    Max McNally
    Minovsky Man
    Mr Fluffington
    Paul Koploy
    Sal Carrera
    Victor Julian Castillo
    Becky
    Steven
    Jacob Spencer
    brian plummer
    Lee Densmore
    Sir David Coyne
    Veronika A. Czebe
    Steve Wotton
    Adam Smith
    Alberto Diaz Saldana
    Chaos Gamer
    Daniel Coleman
    Jana Persson
    Kearny Li
    Rafael Aguila
    Rock Howard
    Tedd Speck
    rfc1135
    Vincent L. Cleaver
    Claye Griffith
    David Lewis
    JohnTaylorWalker
    Kyle eagle
    Michael J Fluharty
    Tarik Qassem
    Scary ASMR
    Arp Lee
    Barnard Rabenold
    Lisa Stadlbauer
    Lisette Ramos-Voigt
    Márton Fülöp
    Reynir Guðmundsson
    Rs Wlms
    tom g.
    Greyson Flippo
    Hampton Tunis
    Ivan Gallagher
    Jordaen Davids
    Lynn Johnson
    Rob Law
    Thierry Ray Jehlen Gasnier
    Troy Schmidt
    William Warren
    Arikkat Unnikrishnan
    Uwe Böhnke
    Carla
    Deanna Korell-Hall
    Dipen Bhattacharya
    Josh Shultz
    Samuel Mathison
    Bryan Linsley
    Chris Bingley
    David Bennett
    David Wortz
    Douglas Wilkinson
    Lionel Sleeper
    Markus Bidi
    Matthew C Weiss
    Michael McCloskey
    Mr. Numi Who-
    Orlando J Carter
    Peter Sedmák
    Randall J Silva
    Vladyslav Kurmaz
    Walter van der Kamp
    Brittany House
    david jungerman
    Doug Beeferman
    JL Solidum
    Luis M Gaytan Tovar
    Men I Trust
    Sol Bergeron Beauchemin
    Hernán Coronel
    Mr MOD
    Branden Loizides
    Chris the Mad Sciencer
    Christopher Borra
    Dave
    Hein Spijker
    Ingmar Rauschert
    James McClarty
    karlos preddie
    Kitara Burke
    Lance Fielden
    Laura Coutu
    Luis Lengsfeld
    Lumi Pakkanen
    MARK ANDERSON
    Michael R Mendoza
    Miek Thompson
    N30D@nt3
    Robert Clyde
    Steven Uttley
    Susanne Bauer
    Suzanne Brummitt
    Yvan Lengwiler
    Łukasz Adamski
    Todd Gregory-Gibbs
    Adam Burnett
    Christian Rane
    gene valle
    Hidden Hinges
    Jan-Chris
    Jelle Baris
    john requa
    Joseph Conard
    kristian svensson
    Qauthar Saleh
    Tuukka Arola
    Allen DuBeau
    Bob Goswick
    Daniel Schakel
    Derek Bamber
    Gerald Williams
    Gideon Falta
    Gregory T Hart
    Jennifer Pumphrey
    Marcel Barros
    Michael Luce
    Peyton Vaughn
    Quasar
    Sandy Flowers
    Svein Trondsen
    Bonnie Veldey
    Christian Jochum
    Daniel Morris
    Dreameroutthere
    Jeff Blakemore
    Maciej Świerczewski
    Mahesh Gopalan
    Marilyn Aldridge
    Paul Maybury
    Richard Reich
    RiddleJacks
    Sean Spartan
    Tim Jones
    Paul dunn
    Robert the Green
    JoachimB
    Alec Estrada
    Devonte Foy
    Gawen Thompson
    Jessica Anderson
    Ketan More
    Nina and Ivan
    PartyMartyy & Dem OTF Bois
    Patrick Denny
    PAUL G STEWART
    Sander Hollebrand
    Suzanne Miezis
    ZarconDeeGrissom
    Galen Thurber
    Indy Car
    Joseph Wheeler
    Julia Ruggiero
    Norm Zemke
    Phlllp A Falson
    Rafael Espericueta
    Brian Jorgensen
    Darktorn
    David Campos
    Irene Ka
    Jefware
    Laura Sanborn
    maycon kruger
    Mike Laffoon
    Patrik Franzén
    Stephen Bowland
    Vyacheslav Ermakov

    Check Patreon to join!

  • Journey Through The Universe At The Speed Of Light

    8:37

    Light is incredibly fast, but frustratingly slow when it comes to travelling the universe. So how long does it take light to travel to Mars or Proxima Centauri? Find out here!

    My Patreon *Star* list -
    *** Ryan May ***
    *** Silverfleur ***
    *** LunaGirl (aka Claire) ***
    *** Kaito Hirota ***
    *** Robin M ***

    Want to help support my channel and also get added benefits? Then why not become a Patron today?


    Or maybe purchase some of our awesome merchandise! T-shirts, hoodies, mugs, phone cases, it's all available now on YouTube!

    Also, check out our Amazon store! Just click on the link below to find loads of awesome items -
    (US Version)
    (UK Version)

    **BUT REMEMBER TO SUBSCRIBE FOR MUCH MORE TO COME**

    Subscribe -
    Facebook -
    Twitter -
    Instagram -

    Music attribution - Lightscape by Simon Wilkinson at (Purchased License)

  • What happens as you approach the speed of light?

    10:03

    As you go faster, what happens to time and space? What would happen if you could manage to go the speed of light? Astrum Answers!
    Go to to get a free trial and 10% off your first purchase.

    To play A Slower Speed of Light yourself, check it out here:

    SUBSCRIBE for more videos about our other planets.
    Subscribe!
    Facebook!
    Twitter!

    Donate!
    Patreon:
    Ethereum Wallet: 0x5F8cf793962ae8Df4Cba017E7A6159a104744038

    Become a Patron today and support Astrum! Donate link above. I can't do it without you. Patreons can help pick the next Astrum Answers in a fortnightly poll. Thanks to those who have supported so far!

    Astrum Hindi:
    Astrum Spanish:


    Music Credit: Cell's Tranck - Hanging Masses



    Image Credits:
    NASA
    A Slower Speed of Light
    Pexels

  • Light Speed Travel

    24:27

    The speed of light is more of a hot topic than ever nowadays. It is the speed at which photons travel in a vacuum- and is the fastest speed achievable within the universe. As creatures of exploration and innovation, understanding light speed has naturally led us on a quest to try and determine a method with which we can reach it, and eventually one day exceed it. Si-Fi fantasy or not, a galaxy of the Milky Way’s vastness would require such speeds to make exploring it somewhat of a possibility for a race such as humanity’s. But there are some drawbacks. The difficulty of developing light speed travel, or propulsion systems that could travel at a high percentage of it, is enormous- and may be impossible altogether. Furthermore, our current understanding of physics suggests that were you to travel at this immense speed, you would be making more of a sacrifice than you first anticipate, as light and time go hand in hand at the limit of possibility. Nonetheless, we are investing, investigating and innovating, and examining the skies and the stars, as we search for a way to travel at the ultimate speed of light…

    FOLLOW MY NEW TWITTER!


    Want more videos? Click here to subscribe:

    Join the NEW, OFFICIAL PARTNER #SeaSquad 100K Discord Server!


    MUSIC:
    - CO.AG:
    - Chris Zarbriskie:

    FOOTAGE:
    - A Space Journey (8m Exhibition):
    - Green Nebula Fly-By:
    - Blue Nebula Fly-Through:
    - Spinning Galaxy Loop:
    - 4K Nebula Eye Scene:
    - 1-Minute Galaxy Zoom:
    - Satellite Dish: - Provided by Beachfront under a Creative Commons license
    - Particles: - Provided by RoyaltyFreeTube under a Creative Commons License
    - Rocket Blast Off:
    - Nebula Space Scene: - Provided by RoyaltyFreeTube under a Creative Commons License
    - Void / Dust Footage:
    Remaining outstanding footage provided by Videezy.com


    - Popular Playlists! -
    • Creepy Playlist:
    • Out of this World:
    • Conspiracy Cases:
    • G-News:

    - Out of this World -
    • The Fermi Paradox:
    • The Cold Spot:
    • Bootes Void:

    - Conspiracy Cases -
    • 11B-X-1371 Mystery:
    • Dyatlov Pass Incident:
    • Denver Airport Conspiracy:

    - GD -
    • G-NEWS:
    • The Best Of Lists:
    • Community Commentary:
    • Full GD Playlist:

    - Maps From Hell Series -
    • Bloodlust Episode:
    • Yatagarasu Episode:
    • Plasma Pulse Series Episode:

  • Fastest way to reach Mars in 20 minutes at no cost - Connectome

    4:18

    Derek Muller (Veritasium) asks Michio Kaku (Nov 4, 2015) about whether it is possible to do interstellar space travel and Michio Kaku explains different ways that we are deploying right now like booster rockets, nuclear rockets, antimatter rockets but all of these are very expensive and takes lots of time. But there is another way that humanity isn't taking seriously and that is connectome aka sending human consciousness into space on a laser beam and it can help us reach alpha centauri in just four years.

    You can also buy a book on connectome -

    For more information on connectome -






    More about derek muller veritasium -


    Other intersteller methods -
    Antimatter Rockets -





  • Can We Travel Faster Than Light? with Dr. Miguel Alcubierre

    1:4:03

    Can humanity build an Alcubierre warp drive?
    Can we go faster than light?

    Dr. Miguel Alcubierre was inspired by Star Trek the Next Generation's example of warp drive faster than light technology on the starship Enterprise. In 1994 he wrote a paper on how we could bend and warp space and time to travel faster than light within the rules of Einstein's general relativity. NASA has and is currently exploring if it is possible to bend the fabric of space and achieve hyper fast space travel with the Eagle Works lab. John Michael Godier spoke with Dr. Miguel Alcubierre on the feasibility of the Alcubierre warp drive and if there has been any developments within physics, including the use of dark matter or dark energy, and anti-gravity, to be able to make this possible.


    The warp drive: hyper-fast travel within general relativity, Alcubierre, 1994.


    Hyperfast Interstellar Travel in General Relativity,
    Krasnikov, 1995.


    Harold White, Warp Field Mechanics 101


    Harold White, Warp Field Mechanics 102



    Website:


    Patreon:


    Twitter:


    Instagram:


    Thank you
    Dr. Miguel Alcubierre
    Mark Rademaker
    Steve Ryan

  • Stephen Hawking - Rocket to the Future

    5:56

    Stephen Hawking examines how we may some day, travel to the future.

    Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking - Time Travel

    This video belongs to Discovery Communications and is being used for educational purposes only

  • 5 REAL Possibilities for Interstellar Travel

    13:03

    Tweet at us! @pbsspacetime
    Facebook: facebook.com/pbsspacetime
    Email us! pbsspacetime [at] gmail [dot] com
    Comment on Reddit:
    Support us on Patreon!

    Help translate our videos!

    The prospect of interstellar travel is no longer sci-fi. It COULD be achievable within our lifetime! But, how would an interstellar rocket-ship work? On this week's episode of Space Time, Matt talks options for interstellar travel - from traditional rocket fuel to antimatter drives, could we travel to other star systems? Watch this episode of Space Time to find out!

    Quantum Entanglement & Spooky Action at a Distance:


    The Real Meaning of E=Mc²:


    Could You Fart Your Way To The Moon:


    The Speed of Light is NOT About Light:


    ----------------------------------------­­---------

    COMMENTS:

    andrea papone


    Jai Kalra


    RedStefan


    TheColonel


    Tyler Hamilton


    ----------------------------------------­­---------

    Let us know what topics you want to learn more about:

  • Interstellar Travel Challenges

    28:47

    This episode focuses on many of the problems with travel between stars at relativistic velocities, like collision avoidance, radiation, ship geometry, armor, and point-defense.

    We will also look at some of the possible engine types and discuss realistic maximum speeds they offer.

    Visit our Website:
    Join the Facebook Group:
    Support the Channel on Patreon:
    Visit the sub-reddit:
    Listen or Download the audio of this episode from Soundcloud:
    Cover Art by Jakub Grygier:

    Special Thanks to Liam Davis of Lombus, for use of the song Hydrogen Sonata, available here:

  • Have you ever imagined how interstellar travel could work? | Ryan Weed | TEDxDanubia

    15:01

    Meet a true explorer who might lead humanity to make interstellar travel a reality by developing the world’s first antimatter rocket. Through his fascinating speech at TEDxDanubia, you will have an understanding on how positrons meet electrons to reach an energy level to travel faster and farther than you could ever imagine.

    The 31‐year‐old Air Force pilot is Co‐founder and CEO of Positron Dynamics, the company that is pioneering the use of antimatter in space propulsion. He has a BA degree in Physics from Wesleyan University in Connecticut, a BSc in Engineering & Applied Physics from Columbia University, New York, a PhD
    from the Centre of Excellence in Antimatter Matter Studies at the Australian National University and is one of 13 fellows at WIRED 2015 Innovation Fellowships recognized for his work in antimatter propulsion.

    This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

  • The sad story of travelling the speed of light

    4:29

    The speed of light and black holes. What happens when at the speed of light? What about a black hole? This video explains how time dilations works with very fast relativistic speeds. The equation and the intuition behind the logic.

    We cover some of Albert Einstein relativistic physics theory.



    0:00 - Introduction
    0:16 - Why time is relative
    1:09 - Time of different reference systems
    2:27 A light speed journey

    3:16 - Gravitational time dilation



     - - - - - - - - - - - -
    Support pay what you want:

    - - - - - - - - - - - -

    #Physics #Relativity #Light

  • 3 Things Faster Than Light

    3:50

    These 3 things go faster than the speed of light. How's that even possible?
    Subscribe:
    ↓Want more info?↓

    More about the experiment:
    Marissa Giustina’s research:

    Advanced scientific note about Doppler: If there is a light moving away from you at constant velocity in static flat (Minkowski) space-time, no matter how red it is, you will never conclude it is going faster than light. But, here I am discussing the conclusions one might come to if you mistakenly use Doppler in the context of the curved space-time of the universe (where there is expansion). Interpreting the huge redshift as a result of the doppler effect, could make one think that galaxies we see are moving away at speeds approaching light speed. And since what we are actually seeing is light from those galaxies from billions of years ago, and given that the universe is expanding, you might be tempted to say that they have since accelerated to faster than the speed of light. You might go further and say that there are more distant galaxies that we can't see which are moving away even faster. So you might conclude there are galaxies moving faster than light in the universe. But the redshift isn't from doppler and this acceleration of the expanding universe isn't actually causing a true increase in velocity.

    Sometimes astronomers do say there is a faster than light recession speed by pretending the expansion of the universe is causing distant galaxies to move away from each other at a corresponding velocity, but that's misleading. In general relativity, you can actually have an increase in space between objects without causing a corresponding increase in the relatives velocities of those objects.

    CREDITS:

    Host, Writer, Animator, Editor:
    Greg Kestin

    From the producers of PBS NOVA
    © WGBH Educational Foundation

    Funding provided by FQXi

    Special thanks:
    Marissa Giustina
    Nick Hutzler
    Julie Elksy
    Byron Drury
    Jacob Barandes
    Tyler Howe
    Lissy Herman
    Ari Daniel
    Lauren Aguirre
    Kristine Allington
    Allison Eck
    Anna Rotschild

    MEDIA CREDITS:

    Music provided by APM:
    Deep_Science_No-perc
    Mysteries_of_Science_B
    Dreaming_of_the_Stars_a
    Curiosity_Kills_the_Cat_2
    Conundrum_a

    Images:
    Stars - Rene Barrios
    Earth - Eirika
    galaxy spiral (by coornio - diviantart)
    Squirrel with scissors - 60811670 - Dollarphotoclub
    Equations - 91613623 - Dollarphotoclub
    Maxresdefault - Sean Stewart
    Marissa Giustina - Lammerhuber
    Tangled cat - David Swayze
    Cat doll - Vicky Somma

    Stock footage:
    train-exits-tunnel - Pond5
    Bin_pulsar_442 - Courtesy of Nasa
    Expanding in space (40294) - Courtesy of Nasa
    WMAP_archive - Courtesy of Nasa

  • The Secret To Interstellar Travel | Unveiled

    7:17

    Interstellar travel has been humanity's dream for decades! Our greatest scientists and engineers have been trying to work out exactly HOW we can branch out from Earth, to live in amongst the stars in the wider universe! The problem is that space is so inconceivably HUGE! In this video, Unveiled explores the science behind interstellar travel... to find out whether we'll EVER be able to jet off to distant planets and alien worlds!

    This is Unveiled, giving you incredible answers to extraordinary questions!

    Find more amazing videos for your curiosity here:
    What Will Happen When the Sun Dies? -
    What Are Black Holes Made Of? -

    Are you constantly curious? Then subscribe for more from Unveiled ►

    #Space #Universe #SpeedOfLight #Science #Physics #Interstellar #SpaceTravel

  • Will Wormholes Allow Fast Interstellar Travel?

    17:18

    Sign Up on Patreon to get access to the Space Time Discord!


    Check out the Space Time Merch Store


    Sign up for the mailing list to get episode notifications and hear special announcements!


    From Stargate to Interstellar, wormholes are our favorite method for traveling across fictional universes. But they are also a very serious field of study for some of our greatest minds over the last century. So what’s the holdup? When do we get to wormhole ourselves out of here?

    Hosted by Matt O'Dowd
    Written by Matt O'Dowd
    Graphics by Leonardo Scholzer, Yago Ballarini, & Pedro Osinski
    Directed by: Andrew Kornhaber
    Camera Operator: Bahaar Gholipour
    Executive Producers: Eric Brown & Andrew Kornhaber

    #space #astrophysics #interstellar

    Special Thanks to Our Patreon Supporters!

    Big Bang Supporters
    Alexander Tamas
    David Nicklas
    Fabrice Eap
    Juan Benet
    Morgan Hough
    Radu Negulescu

    Quasar Supporters
    Christina Oegren
    Mark Heising
    Vinnie Falco

    Hypernova Supporters
    chuck zegar
    Danton Spivey
    Donal Botkin
    Edmund Fokschaner
    Hank S
    John Hofmann
    John Pollock
    John R. Slavik
    Jordan Young
    Joseph Salomone
    Julian Tyacke
    Mathew
    Matthew O'Connor
    Syed Ansar
    Timothy McCulloch
    william bryan

    Gamma Ray Burst Supporters
    A G
    Adrian Hatch
    Adrien Molyneux
    AlecZero
    Andreas Nautsch
    Bradley Jenkins
    Brandon labonte
    Brandon Lattin
    Brian Blanchard
    Craig Stonaha
    Dan Warren
    Daniel Lyons
    David Bethala
    David Hughes
    DFaulk
    Douglas Cantrell
    Eric Kiebler
    Frederic Simon
    Geoffrey Short
    Graydon Goss
    Greg Smith
    John Funai
    John Robinson
    Josh Thomas
    Justin Waters
    Kevin Lee
    Kevin Warne
    Kyle Hofer
    Malte Ubl
    Mark Daniel Cohen
    Matthew Ryan
    Michael Conroy
    Mirik Gogri
    Nick Virtue
    Nick Wright
    Nickolas Andrew Freeman
    Patrick Sutton
    Paul Rose
    Protius Protius
    Robert Ilardi
    Scott Gossett
    Sean Warniaha
    Shane Calimlim
    Steve Bradshaw
    Tatiana Vorovchenko
    Tim Stephani
    Tonyface
    Tybie Fitzhugh
    Yannick Weyns
    Yurii Konovaliuk

  • How Close Are We To Star Treks Warp Drive?

    5:09

    Can travelling at the speed of light become more than just fantasy?

    Can Planes Ever Be Environmentally Friendly►►►►
    Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►►

    Read More:
    Space and Time Warps

    “Picture
    In science fiction, space and time warps are a commonplace. They are used for rapid journeys around the galaxy, or for travel through time. But today's science fiction, is often tomorrow's science fact. So what are the chances for space and time warps.”

    Warp Drives May Come With a Killer Downside

    “Planning a little space travel to see some friends on Kepler 22b? Thinking of trying out your newly-installed FTL3000 Alcubierre Warp Drive to get you there in no time? Better not make it a surprise visit — your arrival may end up disintegrating anyone there when you show up.”
    ____________________

    DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily.

    Watch More DNews on TestTube

    Subscribe now!

    DNews on Twitter

    Trace Dominguez on Twitter

    Lissette Padilla on Twitter

    DNews on Facebook

    DNews on Google+

    Discovery News

    Download the TestTube App:

    Sign Up For The TestTube Mailing List:

  • Could Black Holes Be the Key to Interstellar Travel?

    4:25

    Is it possible for black holes and the even more mysterious white holes to link over space and time to create wormholes? | For more STRIP THE COSMOS, visit

    Subscribe to Science Channel! |

    Join us on Facebook:


    Follow on Twitter:

  • Interstellar - Wormhole Scene 1080p HD

    2:58

  • The Big Problem With Interstellar Travel

    6:01

    Start learning intuitively with Brilliant for 20% off by being of the first 200 people to sign up at

    Get RealLifeLore T-shirts here:

    Please Subscribe:

    Animations courtesy of Josh Sherrington of Heliosphere:

    Facebook:
    Twitter:
    Reddit:
    Instagram:

    Subreddit is moderated by Oliver Bourdouxhe

    Special thanks to my Patrons: Danny Clemens, Adam Kelly, Sarah Hughes, Greg Parham, Owen, Donna

    Videos explaining things. Mostly over topics like history, geography, economics and science.

    We believe that the world is a wonderfully fascinating place, and you can find wonder anywhere you look. That is what our videos attempt to convey.

    Currently, I try my best to release one video every week. Bear with me :)

  • What If You Traveled Faster Than The Speed Of Light?

    3:47

    The speed of light might seem fast, but what if you went faster than it?
    Download the new FireFox here:

    Subscribe: | Get your exclusive Life Noggin merch:

    Support Life Noggin on Patreon:

    Follow Life Noggin!
    Facebook:
    Instagram:
    Twitter:
    Official Website:

    Watch More Life Noggin:
    Latest Uploads:
    Big Questions:
    Outer Space:
    Inside the Human Body:
    Popular Videos:

    We are LIFE NOGGIN! An animated and educational web show designed to teach you all about your awesome life and the brain that makes you able to live it! We answer questions about everything from inside the human body to deep outer space. Stay tuned for more videos on every Monday and Thursday! Keep On Thinking.

    Life Noggin Team:
    Director/Voice:
    Executive Producer - Ian Dokie:
    Director of Marketing:
    Animation by Robert Grisham
    Written by Michael Sago:

    Sources:
    ftp://umpgal.gsfc.nasa.gov/pub/daac_ozone/Lecture4/Text/X/whatislight.html
















  • Sci-Fi Short Film “FTL | DUST

    14:43

    A lone astronaut testing the first faster-than-light spacecraft travels farther than he imagined possible.

    FTL by Adam Stern

    Subscribe to the DUST Newsletter:

    #DUST #scifi #shortfilm

    More About FTL:
    Ethan Kane, a NASA Astronaut and decorated pilot, has recently retired from active duty to spend more time with his wife and young son. As he tries to adjust to a quieter life on the ground, he’s approached to fly one last mission...testing the first faster-than-light spacecraft. While the world watches, Kane takes The Longshot on its maiden voyage.

    About DUST:
    DUST presents thought-provoking science fiction content, exploring the future of humanity through the lens of science and technology. From timeless classics to cutting-edge movies, series, short films, and podcasts, DUST acquires, produces and distributes all content types.

    Connect with the filmmaker:
    Website:
    Website:

    Connect with DUST
    Website:
    Sign-up for DUST newsletter:
    Watch DUST on your TV: Available on Roku, Samsung TV, Apple TV, Android TV...and more
    Watch more on YouTube:
    Follow Us on Facebook:
    Follow Us on Instagram:

    Listen to the DUST podcast:
    Apple:
    Spotify:
    Stitcher:
    Castbox:
    iHeart:

    Connect with FTL:
    Website:

    About Gunpowder + Sky:
    Creating content that resonates and impacts pop culture conversation, by empowering creators to take risks and experiment relentlessly in the pursuit of novel stories and formats.

    Sci-Fi Short Film “FTL | DUST

  • Real Possibilities For Interstellar Travel!

    13:16

    From special kinds of engines to new technologies that'll literally warp us across the galaxy, join me as I show you some real potential interstellar travel possibilities.
    7. How To Define Interstellar Travel
    You might think that the term interstellar travel means a lot of different things depending on your views of space and the various TV shows and movies that you've watched.
    Wikipedia defines it as such: Interstellar travel is the term used for crewed or uncrewed travel between stars or planetary systems.
    Notice how they say planetary systems and not traveling between the planets in our own solar system. Traveling from Earth to Mars, or even Earth to Pluto (still a planet!) is considered interplanetary travel. Whereas Interstellar Travel is the process of going beyond our own solar system, and doing it in a relatively easy amount of time.
    Which naturally brings us back to things like TV shows and movies where various sci-fi franchises have had their own style of Interstellar Travel. Whether it was the Lightspeed Drives in Star Wars, or the Warp Engines in Star Trek, they had ways to traverse massive star systems in minutes, or hours at the most depending on distance.
    This is something that humanity is still aiming to create, and right now...we're a long ways away. But, we're getting there, bit by bit. And do recall, at one point in time humanity was restricted in how it could fly. Planes were once just massive hot air balloons, and the idea of going to space on such a craft was ludicrous to say the least.
    So while we're not there yet, there are tons of industries and space entities trying to make these potential possibilities come true.
    6. The Breakthrough Starshot
    Believe it or not, one of the most likely candidates in regards to Interstellar Travel was announced as being developed in 2016. It's called the Breakthrough Starshot, and it's meant to use the Earth's own atmosphere to help power flight to the nearest star systems to Earth.
    How is that possible? Simple, we're going to power up some sails.
    To be clear, this is NOT a manned mission to the stars, it's quite literally a one-way trip, but it's an epic one considering how they're going to do it. According to the creator of the project, Yuri Milner, he plans to put into the orbit of the Earth massive light sails, which you've no doubt heard referenced in various sci-fi shows of certain kinds.
    Anyway, these sails are going to have special chips attached to them, and then once they're launched into orbit, they're going to be blasted by a laser that'll power them up. The laser (which will be fired from Earth which goes to show how powerful it'll need to be in order to reach space) will charge them up for two minutes, which is all they'll need in order to travel about 1/5 of the speed of light.
    To put that into a round number for you, that's about 60 million meters per second. So yeah, that's pretty fast.
    So what's the goal of these light sails? Well, much like the Voyager 1, it's meant to record data from the stars and planets that it passes. The team are so confident in these sails that they're planning to reach the Alpha Centauri system (which for the record is 4.3 light years away) and will use a special camcorder on the sails to get images in high resolutions and send them back to Earth (not unlike Voyager 1 and other probes and satellites) for us to study.
    Now, if you're wondering why these light sails haven't been launched yet...it's because they're not done. There's still many advances that need to be made before that becomes possible. HOWEVER, at present, the only limitations are the technologies that we have right now. Meaning that we don't need sci-fi tech to make it work, we just have to make what we got better.
    And should this work in this phase, the technology could be adapted to make it work with manned ships. It's just a matter of time and technology.
    5. The Energy Cost
    When talking about Interstellar Travel, it's important to note the things that are holding us back as well as the things that could push us forward in the field.
    Without a doubt, the biggest thing that is preventing us from making a reliable Interstellar Travel engine is energy. If you think about it, a spaceship isn't much different from a car. It has systems that make it run, and an engine that needs fuel in order to run. The hardest things for the early Mercury and Apollo missions was making sure that the engines that they built had enough power and speed to break through the atmosphere, which needs a certain velocity.
    So now, imagine trying to make a spaceship that is meant to go to other star systems, and potentially come back...all on one tank of gas.
    Not the easiest thing to do. Which is why ideas like the Light Sails are meant to be powered by other things other than raw fuel.

  • A Journey to the End of the Universe

    30:01

    Could humans ever travel to other galaxies within their lifetime? The immense scale of the Universe seems to prohibit such voyages, after all the nearest galaxy is so far away that it takes light itself - the fastest thing in the Universe - 2.5 million years to complete the trip. Remarkably, there is a trick that might allow humans to accomplish this feat - join us today as we step onboard the constantly accelerating spaceship!

    Written and presented by Professor David Kipping.

    You can now support our research program and the Cool Worlds Lab at Columbia University:

    Chapters
    0:00 - Prologue
    2:57 - A Journey to Alpha Centauri
    11:27 - Returning from Distant Shores
    21:12 - Onward to the End

    Further reading and resources:

    ► Lee, J. & Cleaver, G., 2015, The Relativistic Blackbody Spectrum in Inertial and Non-Inertial Reference Frames:
    ► Yurtsever, U. & Wilkinson, S. 2015, Limits and Signatures of Relativistic Flight:
    ► Margalef-Bentabol, B., Margalef-Bentabol, J., Cepa, J., 2013, Evolution of the Cosmological Horizons in a Concordance Universe:
    ► Columbia University Department of Astronomy:
    ► Cool Worlds Lab website:

    Music is largely by Chris Zabriskie ( and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license ( in order of appearance;
    ► Cylinder Five (
    ► Music from Neptune Flux, The Oceans Continue to Rise
    ► Music from Neptune Flux, We Were Never Meant to Live Here
    ► Cylinder Two (
    ► Cylinder Four (
    ► Cylinder Eight (
    ► It's Always Darkest Before the Dawn by Hill, licensed through SoundStripe.com
    ► Cylinder Two (
    ► It's Always Darkest Before the Dawn by Hill, licensed through SoundStripe.com

    Video materials used:

    ► Intro/outro video by ESO/Mark Swinbank, Institute for Computational Cosmology, Durham University, Flying through the MUSE view of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field:
    ► Voyager 2 footage courtesy NASA JPL:
    ► Nautilus X videos from f r a g o m a t i k: and
    ► Ship passing Moon & Mars taken from Beer from Mars by MoonMan Pictures:
    ► A Journey to Alpha Centauri video by ESO./L. Calçada/Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org):
    ► Relativistic travel through a lattice by Ute Kraus:
    ► Earth time lapse footage taken onboard the International Space Station by NASA's Earth Science & Remote Sensing Unit
    ► Fly-through space footage from Space.com:
    ► A Flight Through the Universe, by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Miguel Aragon & Alex Szalay (Johns Hopkins), Mark Subbarao (Adler Planetarium):
    ► Galaxy spinning animation by spacetelescope.org:
    ► Expanding universe animation by EposChronicles:

    Films clips used:
    ► Agora (2009)
    ► Star Trek (1966 - 1969)
    ► Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
    ► Interstellar (2014)
    ► The Expanse (2015 - present)
    ► 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
    ► The Martian (2015)
    ► Passengers (2016)
    ► Alien (1979)
    ► Flame over India (1959)
    ► Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
    ► Prometheus (2012)
    ► Alien: Covenant (2017)
    ► Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987 - 1994)
    ► Planet Earth (2006)
    ► Elysium (2013)
    ► Alien: Resurrection (1997)
    ► Avengers: Endgame (2019)
    ► What Dreams May Come (1998)

    Special thanks to YouTuber Madd End for this fantastic artist's impression of the halo drive: Thumbnail image by Hazan:

    ::Playlists For Channel::

    Latest Cool Worlds Videos ►
    Cool Worlds Long Form Videos ►
    Cool Worlds Research ►
    Guest Videos ►
    Q&A Videos ►
    Tabby's Star ►
    Science of TV/Film ►

    ::Follow us::

    SUBSCRIBE to the channel
    Cool Worlds Lab
    Twitter

    THANKS FOR WATCHING!!

    #EndOfTheUniverse #ConstantAcceleration #CoolWorlds #InterstellarTravel

  • Superluminal Time Travel + Time Warp Challenge Answer | Space Time

    11:48

    Viewers like you help make PBS (Thank you ????) . Support your local PBS Member Station here:

    Find out how traveling faster than light and traveling back in time are the same thing. And be sure to tell PBS what types of shows you want to see at 25 random participants in the survey will receive PBS t-shirts.

    You can further support us on Patreon at
    Get your own Space Time t­shirt at
    Tweet at us! @pbsspacetime
    Facebook: facebook.com/pbsspacetime
    Email us! pbsspacetime [at] gmail [dot] com
    Comment on Reddit:

    Help translate our videos!

    By choosing the right path and the right reference frames, any superluminal motion can lead to information or objects returning to their origin before they depart. Matt O’Dowd will show you how to navigate such a path.

    Time Warp Challenge Challenge Question - Race to a Habitable Exoplanet 1:44


    The Geometry of Causality 1:39


    Previous Episode
    Time Crystals! Space Time Journal Club


    Written and Hosted by Matt O’Dowd
    Produced by Rusty Ward
    Graphics by Grayson Blackmon
    Made by Kornhaber Brown (

    And the Space Time Challenge Winners are …

    Carlo Bernaschina
    Werner van Alphen
    Noel Segura
    Gadrat Florent
    Riley Fitzgerald
    The combined classroom efforts of Alex Summerfield (w. Ronita, Habiba, Abbie, Daina, Joe, Hugh, Sharif, Johansen, Yahya)

    Special thanks to our Patreon Big Bang, Quasar and Hypernova Supporters:

    Big Bang
    Shane Robinson
    David Nicklas

    Quasar
    Tambe Barsbay
    Luna IT Solutions
    Max Levine
    Avan & Kyan Griggs
    CoolAsCats

    Hypernova
    Chuck Zegar
    Craig Peterson
    Jordan Young
    Ratfeast
    John Hofmann

    Thanks to our Patreon Gamma Ray Burst Supporters:
    Anthony Cormac
    Jared Moore
    Michal-Peanut Karmi
    Bernardo Higuera
    Erik Stein
    Daniel Lyons
    Jade Bilkey
    Kevin Warne
    JJ Bagnell
    J Rejc
    Michael Fischer
    Dylan Merida
    Amy Jie
    Anthony Caridi
    Avi Goldfinger
    John Pettit
    Shannan Catalano
    Florian Stinglmayr
    Yubo Du
    Benoit Pagé-Guitard
    Ronny Polonia
    Nathan Leniz
    Jessica Fraley
    Kirk Mathews
    Loro Lukic
    Carl P. Corliss
    Brandon labonte
    David Crane
    Greg Weiss
    Eric Jackson

  • Can You Go the Speed of Light?

    4:13

    Einstein's classic thought experiment involves sitting on a train travelling at the speed of light. If you hold a mirror in front of your face, will you see your reflection in a mirror? How could light from your face reach the mirror if the mirror is travelling away from you? But it would be a pretty spooky train if you couldn't see your reflection so Einstein felt this solution wasn't realistic. On the other hand if you could see your reflection, it would mean light was travelling at the speed of light inside the train. But that meant the same light observed from outside the train would be going twice the speed of light. This again seems inconsistent. So Einstein resolved that you must see your reflection but that light must travel at the same speed inside and outside the train. The only way this is possible is if space and time are perceived differently by observers inside and outside the train.

  • Just For Fun! - Physics Will You Have INFINITE Mass If You Traveled at The Speed of Light?

    6:51

    Visit for more math and science lectures!

    In this video I will explain whether an object will have infinite mass when travelling at the speed of light. (Watch it to the end. The ending is funny.)

    Next video in this Just For Fun series can be seen at:

  • Interstellar Space Travel

    4:20

  • The Alcubierre Warp Field and Anti Matter 2020

    9:35

    Checkout Engineered Labs




    The Alcubierre Warp Field and Anti Matter [2020]


    The Alcubierre warp field as described by Miguel Alcubierre would help us surpass the speed of light many times which means that if we had a ship that could go 10 times the speed of light, it would take only 153 days to reach Proxima Centauri.
    Much more reasonable I would say. But building a warp drive is not an easy task.


    Miguel Alcubierre is a theoretical physicist famous for the Warp Field theory.
    In May 1994 he published a paper titled “The Warp Drive: Hyper-fast travel within general relativity” however, his goal with this paper, contrary to popular belief had little to do with warp drives, it was to show that a distortion of space and time is indeed possible within the realms of general relativity, and therefore we could travel faster than the speed of light.


    References:







    NASA Video Space Expansion Credit
    NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center




    All Animations are done in house with Blender EEVEE by Zer0

    NOTE: The animations in my videos take a substantial amount of time to make, so please be patient. I am trying to get a video per week, but some times it takes longer.

  • Will Humanity Reach Another Star In Your Lifetime?

    8:01

    Learn more about interstellar travel and space for free at;

    Please Subscribe:

    Music is by Brandon Maahs. Check out his website and music by clicking this link:

    Facebook:
    Twitter:
    Reddit:

    Subreddit is moderated by Oliver Bourdouxhe

    Special thanks to my Patrons: Juan Rodriguez, Danny Clemens, Owen, Mary-Helen Burns, Jarrell Hawkins,
    Conor Dillon, Donna, Michael Aufiero, Mohammad Abu Hawash, MechanoidOrange and Greenlandia.

    Videos explaining things. Mostly over topics like history, geography, economics and science.

    We believe that the world is a wonderfully fascinating place, and you can find wonder anywhere you look. That is what our videos attempt to convey.

    Currently, I try my best to release one video every week. Bear with me :)

    Sources and further reading:







  • How to travel faster than light

    10:59

    Traveling faster than light is one of humanity’s dreams. Sadly, modern physics doesn’t cooperate. However there are examples where it really is possible to travel faster than light. In this video, Fermilab’s Dr. Don Lincoln tells us of these ways in which the universe breaks the ultimate speed limit.

  • How Long Does Interstellar Travel Take?

    1:35

    Find out how fast our speediest spaceships go, and why living humans may never make it to another solar system. Feat. Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice.

    This is a clip from “Cosmic Queries Live! with Neil deGrasse Tyson” - originally live streamed on Facebook and Periscope on March 3, 2017 at 2:45 PM ET. Watch the full stream here:

    For more exclusive original and commercial free videos, subscribe to StarTalkAllAccess.com

    If you love StarTalk Radio, don't miss out on any StarTalk news. Sign up for our free newsletter:

    Catch up with StarTalk Radio around the web:
    iTunes -
    SoundCloud -
    Stitcher -
    TuneIn -
    Google Play Music -
    Twitter -
    Facebook -
    Google+ -
    Snapchat -
    Pinterest -
    Tumblr -
    Instagram -
    The List App -

  • How to Colonise the Galaxy

    5:09

    Q: What did Orion say to the Big Dipper?

    A: Nothing. They're constellations and therefore incapable of conversation. Idiot.

    New book ►
    Help me to do this full-time ►
    Discuss ►
    Twitter ►
    Facebook ►
    Like shit music? I make that too ►

    I called shotgun on Serenity. Wash wasn't using his chair anyway.

  • Communicating Faster Than the Speed of Light

    4:26

    Today, getting information from one place to another is a far cry from the days of the Pony Express. In the future, will we be able to send information at faster than light speeds? And does that mean we'll be able to send information... to the past? From Google Fiber to Quantum Entanglement, Jonathan Stickland explores the future of high speed data on Fw:Thinking.

    Subscribe to Fw:Thinking:


    For the audio podcast, blog and more, visit the Fw:Thinking website:


    Fw:Thinking on Twitter:

    Jonathan Stickland on Twitter:

    Fw:Thinking on Facebook:

    Fw:Thinking on Google+:

  • Does Mass Increase as You Approach The Speed of Light?

    25:51

    Why can't you reach the speed of light? Does mass increase as your velocity increases? Find out now on Dragon Ball Z.

    Natural Units Explained:


    More info on vectors and transformations:


    What is the metric tensor? pt. 1


    pt. 2:


    Like my shirt? Check out Flammable Maths store:

  • Is faster-than-light travel possible?

    6:54

    Einstein said that nothing can travel faster than the speed of light. You have probably heard something like that. But is this really correct? This is what we will talk about today.

    Background: Tertiary Adjunct

    My other channel is here:

    Learn more about wormholes here:

  • Special Relativity and the Twin Paradox

    5:46

    How can just two rules of Einstein's 1905 theory of special relativity lead to seemingly paradoxical changes in the perception of time?
    Want exclusive updates whenever a new video is posted? Sign up here!

    This video was inspired by a special relativity class in high school. Special relativity was one of the first subjects that made me go, “wow, that’s really how the world works?!” It stretched my imagination, as I hope the twin paradox will yours.

    Airplane footage: Ben Bloomberg, Derek Muller
    Rocket Footage: NASA

    Thanks to Bobak Hashemi and Kyle Kitzmiller for helping film

    Help us translate our videos!

    Instagram:
    Twitter:
    Facebook:


    Music: Ticker, Good Starts, Locally Sourced, Space Coast

  • We just had our first interstellar visitor...and its weird.

    10:18

    Sometimes, the acceptance of a lack of knowledge is far more valuable than conjecture. That being said, let’s talk about what we do know, because regardless, it is very weird.

    Here are some of the things I checked out while working on this:

    Rob Reid has an amazing piece in Ars Technica and the companion podcast is really really gooood


    PBS Spacetime on Oumuamua:


    Bad Astronomy on Oumuamua


    This is a little out-dated but gives a /great/ overview of how the object was discovered and what happened after that in the scientific community


    SciAm’s Strange Facts


    Propelling spaceships with light sails:


    The Telescope that will tell us more about interstellar objects:

    The Paper that was published arguing that a solar sail could explain the observations (if you want to look at a LOT OF MATH)



    ----
    Subscribe to our newsletter!
    And join the community at
    Help transcribe videos -
    John's twitter -
    Hank's twitter -
    Hank's tumblr -
    Listen to The Anthropocene Reviewed at
    Listen to Dear Hank and John at

  • Reaching 1.5% Speed of Light | Spaceflight Simulator

    5:52

    Reaching 100% light speed is very difficult. It takes too many hours because you can't warp the time when accelerating.

    Music: Arpeggio1120

    If you want to get the infinite fuel, first you have to buy the expansion pack then activate it in the settings menu.

    Thanks for 600+ Subs, I really appreciate it :)

  • How Fast Is It - 02 - The Speed of Light

    31:26

    Text at

    Music free version

    In this segment of the “How Fast Is It” video book we cover the speed of light. We start with the slow moving snail and work up through people, animals, birds, cars, aircraft and spaceships. Along the way we graph speeds on a space-time diagram. Following the history of land speed records, we cover the speed of sound and include its nature as a longitudinal wave and its speed in dry air. We then cover the Galilean transformations for converting speeds from one reference frame to another. We increase the velocities to the point where we see light traveling at different speeds as far as the Galilean transformations are concerned. We then show how Galileo tried and failed to measure the speed of light. Then we show how Antonio Louis Fizeau did measure the speed of light. We then cover wave interference and the Michelson Interferometer. And using the interferometer, we cover the Michelson-Morley experiment that showed that the speed of light was a constant.

  • Time Dilation - Einsteins Theory Of Relativity Explained!

    8:15

    Time dilation and Einstein’s theory of relativity go hand in hand. Albert Einstein is the most popular physicist, as he formulated the theory of relativity, which gave the Energy mass equivalence formula and is directly related to time dilation. But what is time dilation? Time dilation and space time are interrelated. Einstein made one of the most important contributions to physics and had the concept of space time explained. A simple explanation of space time is that it is a mathematical model that fuses the three dimensions of space and the one dimension of time into a single four-dimensional continuum. But it is very important to understand that the general theory of relativity and the special theory of relativity are different. In this short animated video, we give a simple explanation of time dilation and Einstein’s theory of relativity and also explain how time slows down in a moving vehicle!


    #science #animation #timedilation #TheoryofRelativity

    References:







    SUBSCRIBE to get more such science videos!


    Follow us on Twitter!


    Follow us on Facebook!


    Follow our Website!

  • Space Technology Required For Interstellar Travel | Future 5

    6:25

    Interstellar travel has been a dream for years. Traveling through space at all was a dream for thousands of years. This week on Future 5, we talk about technology required for interstellar travel! If you enjoy our list, and would like to hang out, take your time to check out Khronos Studios on our Social medias!







    The music we used is from , Check them out if you need some nice royalty free music!

  • Light Speed Travel Visualized

    13:41

    Hello and welcome to What Da Math!
    In this video, we will talk about the speed of light.

    Patreon page:


    Enjoy and please subscribe.

    Other videos here:

    Twitter:
    Facebook:
    Twitch:

    The video introduction made by Daniel Bates
    His YouTube channel with more of his work is here:

    The new music theme made by Bogdan Bratis
    Check out his work here:

  • Stephen Hawking helps unveil interstellar travel project

    1:05

    A Russian billionaire has enlisted physicist Stephen Hawking: to help him launch a futuristic plan for seeking life in outer space.

    Called the Breakthrough Starshot mission: it envisages a mother ship launching thousands of minute spacecraft into space which will then use lazers from Earth to travel at 20% the speed of light to the nearest star system.

    Yuri …
    READ MORE :

    What are the top stories today? Click to watch:

    euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe
    Subscribe!

    euronews is available in 13 languages:

    In English:
    Website:
    Facebook:
    Twitter:
    Google+:
    VKontakte:

  • Interstellar Travel with Wendover and Neil Tyson

    8:23

    Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice discuss interstellar travel, with special guest Sam Denby (@Sam from Wendover) from @Wendover Productions. To learn more, check out where you'll find courses on interstellar travel and worlds beyond our own.

    **********************************
    Neil also appears in the newest video from Wendover Productions, check it out:

    Get 20% off Brilliant:
    ***********************************

    Catch up with StarTalk around the web:
    iTunes -
    SoundCloud -
    Stitcher -
    TuneIn -
    Google Play Music -
    Twitter -
    Facebook -
    Google+ -
    Snapchat -
    Pinterest -
    Tumblr -
    Instagram -
    The List App -

    For more exclusive content, subscribe to StarTalkAllAccess.com

    If you love StarTalk, don't miss out on any news. Sign up for our free newsletter:

    ***********************************
    Hosts
    Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chuck Nice

    Director
    Dave Wiskus

    Writers
    PJ Scott-Blankenship, Blake Farrow

    Animation Director
    Bård Edlund

    Animator
    David Powell

    Editor
    Eric Schneider

    Sound Designer
    Jay Pellizzi

    Producers
    Amanda McLoughlin, Ben Ratner

    StarTalk Radio
    Executive Producers
    Neil deGrasse Tyson, Helen Matsos
    Producers
    Laura Berland, Jeffrey Lee Simons, Lindsey N. Walker, Johnny Bontemps

    Brilliant.org Producers
    Calvin Lin, Josh Silverman

    Support us on Patreon:

    Subscribe to StarTalk:

    Follow StarTalk:
    Twitter:
    Facebook:
    Instagram:

    About StarTalk:
    Science meets pop culture on StarTalk! Astrophysicist & Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities & scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up!

    #Interstellar #travel #neildegrassetyson #StarTalk

  • Stephen Hawking helps unveil interstellar travel project

    1:05

    A Russian billionaire has enlisted physicist Stephen Hawking: to help him launch a futuristic plan for seeking life in outer space.

    Called the Breakthrough Starshot mission: it envisages a mother ship launching thousands of minute spacecraft into space which will then use lazers from Earth to travel at 20% the speed of light to the nearest star system.

    Yuri …
    READ MORE :

    euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's most interesting know-hows, directly from space and sci-tech experts.

    Subscribe for your dose of space and sci-tech:

    Made by euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe.

  • 5 Fastest Methods of Space Travel

    10:06

    SUBSCRIBE - New Vids Mon & Thurs:
    Check Out My Second Channel:

    Ask a Question on Thoughty2.com:
    Support me on Patreon:
    Thoughty2 Facebook:
    Thoughty2 Twitter:
    Thoughty2 Merchandise:

    With Special Thanks To:
    Misha A-Wilson, Katrina Brogan, Michelle & Aaron Finn, Jeff Lee, Kent Zacherl, Steve Bradshaw, Lisa Pimlett, Matthew Russell, Saverius

Menu