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Make it so! 8 ‘Star Trek’ technologies that actually exist now (sort of)

For the past half-century, 'Star Trek' has offered us a tantalizing glimpse of the future. Here are eight examples of amazing 'Trek' technologies which now exist, to some extent, in the real world.
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A leaked NASA paper points to a working EmDrive

Despite the fact that they're still unsure of how it works, NASA scientists have finally confirmed that the seemingly-impossible EmDrive is actually legit. Here's everything we know about the thruster so far, including the theories…
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Leaked NASA paper suggests the ‘impossible’ Emdrive engine actually works

The wider scientific community may be skeptical about the viability of Roger Shawyer's EmDrive propulsion system, but a leaked draft of a much-anticipated peer-reviewed paper from NASA describes tests showing the system as "consistently…
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NASA's EmDrive thruster just took an important leap forward

NASA's futuristic, physics-defying EmDrive thruster may have just taken an important leap toward silencing its critics, by reportedly passing a rigorous peer review process with a forthcoming paper.
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NASA confirms that the ‘impossible’ EmDrive thruster really works, after new tests

Researchers at NASA's Eagleworks Laboratories just conducted careful testing of the controversial EmDrive and reported reduction of Lorentz forces and signs of thrust despite a modified test setup