The ‘Impossible’ EM Drive That Could Reach Mars in Just 70 Days Actually Works

The Impossible EM Drive That Could Reach Mars in Just 70 Days Actually Works

What if there was an engine that would be fast and powerful enough to make interplanetary and even interstellar travel possible?

There is indeed such kind of engine, which is called EM Drive or electromagnetic propulsion drive, and scientists now confirm that it actually works.

According to the estimates, it would take four hours for the EM Drive to get to the Moon and 70 days to get to Mars.

Earlier this year, NASA scientists conducted a series of tests in a vacuum and announced that the controversial machine really does work.

Now, researcher Martin Tajmar of the Dresden University of Technology in Germany also confirmed that the engine produces thrust.

But first of all, let’s take a look at how the EM Drive works and why it is so controversial.

Why is the EM Drive considered impossible?

The EM Drive technology was invented by British engineer Roger Shawyer in the early 2000s. However, the invention was not taken seriously by the scientific community because it, in fact, violates a fundamental law in physics called the conservation of momentum.

According to this law, to move forward, an object is required to have a propellant pushing it in the opposite direction. The EM Drive works without a propellant and uses solar energy instead. Its operation is based on electromagnetic waves, which produce electrical energy that is then converted into thrust. Basically, this means that the “impossible” engine operates without fuel.

What is no less controversial about the EM Drive is that scientists still don’t know how exactly it works. The most probable explanation is a process called vacuum polarization, which is believed to generate short-lived subatomic particles in the quantum vacuum. There is a theoretical possibility that the drive converts these particles into plasma and uses them as a fuel.

How powerful is the EM Drive?

The drive could produce thrust ten times greater than a modern ion thruster and several thousand times greater than a photon rocket.

NASA Eagleworks researcher Dr. Harold White estimates that a manned mission would get to Mars in 70 days and to Pluto in 18 months while a trip to the Moon would only take four hours.

As for interstellar travel, this space propulsion technology could make it possible to reach Alpha Centauri in just 100 years while it would take tens of thousands of years with the current technology.

The new findings

Martin Tajmar is probably the best person to evaluate the EM Drive – his scientific research is focused on“Breakthrough Propulsion Physics.” Unlike the Eagleworks scientists, he decided to investigate the possibility of space propulsion based on the negative matter (which is quite difficult to produce) from a theoretical point of view. As a result, he got a similar amount of thrust to what was originally predicted by Shawyer.

See also: Meet The SABRE, The Jet Plane That Can Take You Anywhere In Just 4 Hours

Tajmar presented his paper at the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics’ Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition that took place on 27 July.

Our test campaign cannot confirm or refute the claims of the EM Drive but intends to independently assess possible side-effects in the measurements [sic] methods used so far,” he said. “Nevertheless, we do observe thrust close to the actual predictions after eliminating many possible error sources that should warrant further investigation into the phenomena.”

The next step to the verification of the EM Drive is a peer-reviewed research, and Shawyer claims he will have it in a few months.

However, even after that, the most probable is that the mainstream scientific community will avoid taking the drive seriously because this will lead to a real revolution in physics – something that, as you understand, is not welcomed by conservative scholars.

In any case, let’s hope that one day the EM Drive technology will become a scientific reality and will pave the way for interplanetary and interstellar travel.

Find us here

Get news from the CSGLOBE in your inbox each weekday morning

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors/source and do not necessarily reflect the position of CSGLOBE or its staff.

Paid content

The 10 Biggest Dangers Posed By Future Technology

It’s not easy predicting the future of technology. In the fifties it seemed a pretty much foregone conclusion that by 2015 we would all...

Harvard Study Proves Why The Bees Are All Disappearing

The human race is really starting to feel the consequences of their actions. One area we are waking up to is the massive amount...

This Man One Ups Tesla By Inventing An Electric Car That Never Needs Charging

The concept of the electric car has been around for a very long time, and as with any other world revolutionizing technology, it’s taken...

What's New Today

Georgia House Votes To Allow Citizens To Abolish Police Departments In The State

The Georgia House backed an effort on Friday to dissolve the Glynn County Police Department and any...

Leaked CDC document contradicts Pence claim that U.S. coronavirus cases ‘have stabilized’

Even as Vice President Mike Pence wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Tuesday that coronavirus...

Five bombshells about Trump from Bolton ‘s book

Excerpts from former national security adviser John Bolton ’s book about his time in the Trump administration...

Don’t Listen to Fox. Here’s What’s Really Going On in Seattle’s Protest Zone.

It seems I live in a city undergoing a “totalitarian takeover” that will lead to “fascist outcomes”...

MOST READ

What Is Agenda 21? Depopulation of 95% of the World By 2030

Most people are unaware that one of the greatest threats to their freedom may be a United Nations program which plans to depopulate 95%...

Putin has Banned Rothschild and His New World Order Banking Cartel Family from Entering Russian Territory

As of recently, Russian president Vladimir Putin took yet another decision for his country. "Under any circumstances", the Rothschild family is banned from entering Russian territory. Along...

Alien Base for Giants Discovered in the Bucegi Mountains

In the summer of 2003, in an unexplored area of the Bucegi Mountains, a team from Zero Department (a top secret section of the...

The 10 Biggest Dangers Posed By Future Technology

It’s not easy predicting the future of technology. In the fifties it seemed a pretty much foregone conclusion that by 2015 we would all...

NASA Has Released The Largest Picture Ever Taken And It Will Shake Up Your Universe

NASA Hubble Space Telescope: High-Definition Panoramic View of the Andromeda Galaxy Have you seen the largest picture ever taken? For the record, it's a mammoth...

Solar Roads Being Tested At 100 Sites In 2017

A French company named Colas is planning to test over 100 different sites in 2017 for their solar road technology called Wattway Solar Roads...

New GM Crops Use RNA Interference Technology for Mass Sterilization

Gene silencing raised some eyebrows when it was first touted just over a year ago, as the next “miracle” gene alteration technology. It was developed with...

Wikileaks Confirmed In 2013, What NASA Was Hiding Till 2015 – Aliens Are REAL

Two years ago, WikiLeaks released secret cables that disclosed information about ETs in our solar system. Documents released by Wikileaks, offered hints about aliens...

Researchers confirm: The Largest Pyramid in Mexico has been found

Researchers in Mexico have discovered a Pyramid that, according to initial measurements, is larger than the Great Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan. Initial excavations...

How One Doctor Is Waging War On Bulls**t Science

We all know science is a fantastic tool for explaining our world. But as medical doctor-turned-editor Ivan Oransky knows all too well, it's not...

Trump gave CIA power to authorize drone strikes – report

President Donald Trump has reportedly given the Central Intelligence Agency the power to conduct drone strikes against suspected terrorists. Under former President Barack Obama, that...