Harold White: new thoughts on warp drive. A ring-shaped warp drive device could transport a football-shape starship (center) to effective speeds faster than light. The concept was first proposed by Mexican physicist Miguel Alcubierre.
Here's some bling on an astronomical scale: A Jupiter-mass planet orbiting the newly discovered pulsar PSR is likely one gigantic diamond. The planet's ultra-high pressure has caused the carbon within it to crystallize into diamond, researchers