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If you read a lot of Internet forums, like Reddit and Quora, and even this one to some (but lesser) degree, you’ll notice a lot of skepticism about the possible functioning of the Alcubierre drive. However, most scientific papers and other sources that I’ve able to find tend to be lest skeptical, why is this? Hard to say, maybe people outside of formal ...


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The probes' various materials -- metals, polymers, thermal shielding, glass, composites -- age in various ways. A quick summary would be hard: that question mentions the 560+ page NASA Conference Publication 3257 LDEF Materials Results for Spacecraft Applications (compiled by Drs. Ann F. Whitaker and John Gregory, October 27-28, 1992) on 6 years' exposure ...


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