Title: Comic Book Physics: Faster than Light Travel
Speaker: Dan Claes
Lightspeed transportation. Warp drive. Alien spaceships crossing intergalactic distances in a few comic panels. Super-speedsters and flying superheroes travel faster than light all the time. Prof Dan Claes examines Einstein’s Special and General theories of relativity for loopholes around the light barrier.
Dan Claes is a professor and the Department Chair of UNL's Department of Physics and Astronomy.