The Final Frontier: Antimatter Propulsion

Proposed antimatter rocket. Source: NASA

Common in science fiction, an antimatter powered rocket is not new. In fact, the propulsion system was first proposed by Eugen Sänger in 1953. When seen powering the Enterprise in “Star Trek” to speeds faster than light, using antimatter as an energy source seems completely in the realm of fiction. However, this futuristic technology may not be as…

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