The "Relativity and FTL Travel" FAQ was created mainly for the
rec.arts.startrek.tech newsgroup. Much of it contains solid
information about relativity (written mainly for the lay-person),
while one important part discusses why relativity tends to forbid
faster than light travel. It explains why no fictional and/or
theoretical idea for FTL Travel can itself get around both the
problems discussed without "special provisions".
The "Introduction to the FAQ" will give much more information about
the FAQ and its various parts. Be sure to check it out so you can
decide which parts of the FAQ you might actually want to
If you are interested in other information concerning relativity, be
sure to check out the
Usenet Relativity FAQ.
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