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Submitted by SquishyGorilla 1120d ago | news

'Star Wars' Got It Wrong. What Jumping To Hyperspace Would Actually Look Like

NRM: "As is commonplace in science fiction, when a spacecraft makes the "jump to lightspeed," stars in the galaxy stretch in front of your eyes. But University of Leicester students have calculated what you would actually see when travelling through space at the speed of light." (Culture)

fr0sty  +   1119d ago
'cept blurs with white spots in the middle are kinda boring to watch in a movie, so chances are it'll remain the same.
SilentNegotiator  +   1119d ago
Well DUH. You aren't going to see a star "stretch" and stay there. Light doesn't "stick" in place because you're going fast.
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hellvaguy  +   1119d ago
And in another decade or 2, the so called experts will say this latest theory isn't right either.
Bathyj  +   1119d ago
They know it was a movie right?
Made in the 70's no less.
azshorty2003  +   1119d ago
Shut up science nerds. Your way isn't as cool.
level 360  +   1119d ago
Yeah, sure.. but it simply won't have that Hollywood-glitter effect now would it?

Numbskulls.
SITH  +   1119d ago
You can always put a video up on all the windows depicting hyperspace any way you like.

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