- Many regard a wormhole as a sort of naturally occurring portal.
- It is widely believed to be an extremely rare Anomaly.
Wormholes are rare, not well understood structures, that can be used to link points in spacetime enabling FTL traverse.
A wormhole can be visualized as a tunnel with two ends, each at separate points in spacetime (i.e., different locations or different points of time). More precisely it is a transcendental bijection of the spacetime continuum, an asymptotic projection of the Calabi–Yau manifold manifesting itself in Anti-de Sitter space.
- "Casimir-Lorentzian traversable wormhole"
- "Deutschian interuniversal wormhole"
- "Einstein–Rosen bridge"
- "One-dimensional tubes"
- "Schwarzschild wormhole"
- "Topological intra-universe wormhole"
- "Transcendental bijection of the spacetime continuum"
- "World tube via world line"
The impossibility of faster-than-light relative speed only applies locally. Wormholes can allow effective superluminal (faster-than-light) travel by ensuring that the speed of light is not exceeded locally at any time. While traveling through a wormhole, subluminal (slower-than-light) speeds are used. If two points are connected by a wormhole whose length is shorter than the distance between them outside the wormhole, the time taken to traverse it can be less than the time it would take a light beam to make the journey if it took a path through the space outside the wormhole. However, a light beam traveling through the same wormhole would beat the Traveller.
- Time dilation effects are already known to occur with misjumps.
Wormholes in Charted Space
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