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[PhysOrg] Scientists Investigate the possibility of Wormholes Between Stars

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http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-02-...les-stars.html

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Wormholes are one of the stranger objects that arise in general relativity. Although no experimental evidence for wormholes exists, scientists predict that they would appear to serve as shortcuts between one point of spacetime and another. Scientists usually imagine wormholes connecting regions of empty space, but now a new study suggests that wormholes might exist between distant stars. Instead of being empty tunnels, these wormholes would contain a perfect fluid that flows back and forth between the two stars, possibly giving them a detectable signature.
And you thought Andromeda was so far away..
    
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But who would actually want to go through one?
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But who would actually want to go through one?
especially when the hole is located in the centre of a star
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I would, but that's if I was assured I would survive, but judging by the sounds of coming out inside a star. I would put the chances of surviving somewhere between 0 and -1.
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But who would actually want to go through one?
A probe would.


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Wouldn't it transfer you light years away or just through the star?
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Remindsns me of Sins of a Solar Empire, How Phase Jumping to different solar systems worked.
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But who would actually want to go through one?
people feeling suicidal
    
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Probably the most pertinent comment in response to the article was ......."A classic case of Publish (rubbish) or perish".
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Vrry interesting.

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