A trip to Mars in a week?

That’s the tantalizing possibility of something called the Photonic Laser Thruster, which was first demonstrated back in February.

I don’t understand the science well enough to tell if it’s a load of hooey or not, but wow, I hope not. Because that kind of propulsion system might finally give us the solar system of Golden Age SF.

(From The Website at the End of the Universe.)

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