For as long as humans have had imaginations, we’ve imagined ways of going faster: On trains, in planes, and in stories of gods and superheroes.
For decades, comic book heroes have been able to travel at the speed of light, leaving the rest of us behind in the dust...until now.
If Harold G. White gets his way, we’ll all eventually be traveling at the speed of light. White is a physicist and advanced propulsion engineer at NASA. He has been given a green light to begin looking at how we might move through space at what amounts to faster than the speed of light.