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Q&A How to prevent crew from accidentally teleporting oneself outside a spaceship with portal gun?

Set in the year 3020 CE, every crew on board has a personal issued portal gun to easily get around the interior of the spaceship. The handheld portal gun can instantly teleport the user along with ...

9 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by user6760‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by user6760‭

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Q&A Equalizing Venus and Mars Through Atmospheric Teleportation

Humans have invented a technology that allows for teleportation of matter across any distance. These devices can, in theory, be scaled up to any size, so long as the necessary construction material...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by WillRoss1‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by WillRoss1‭

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Q&A What is the yield of a 1kg solid concrete transporter bomb?

I want to beam into solid concrete as a bomb. I have transporters and unlike Star Trek I'm not afraid to use them. Terrorists have taken the tech and have nasty plans for us. The bomb is 1 kg sphe...

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Vogon Poet‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Vogon Poet‭

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Q&A Ecological implications of osmotic portals

Suppose some magical civilization on Earth-like planet can create portals. Any given portal entrances are spherical surfaces of the same radius. Any particle enters one sphere and exits another in ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Мікалас Кaрыбутоў‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Мікалас Кaрыбутоў‭

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Q&A How does targeting teleportation work without a pad or something?

So, I've got an idea for galactic travel involving some fancy particle physics and the Higgs-field, but I've just discovered I don't know how teleporting really works. Or any of that kind of stuff,...

5 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Janie Cox‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Janie Cox‭

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Q&A Are portals possible?

In a video game series called Portal, we are given a gun, which shoots two portals: an orange one and a blue one. These portals have the following properties: Anything that goes into the orange ...

7 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by alexqwx‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by alexqwx‭

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Q&A Velocity Difference From Teleportation

In Steven Gould's Jumper series, the main character has the ability to teleport, and he eventually realizes he automatically does frame matching when doing so - no matter where on earth his origin ...

5 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Trevortni‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Trevortni‭

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Q&A Teleportation - Keeping momentum on arrival

Warning This question is the first of a series about specific use of teleportation. It will concern only about momemtum and speed: other subjects will be exposed later. Context The story happens...

5 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Ted Pwyll‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Ted Pwyll‭

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Q&A Would a portal to space enable propulsionless orbital launch

I'm writing a story about a race that has space travel capabilities without rocket technology, instead is using a portal to space and was wondering whether it's possible for them to put something i...

4 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Gensys LTD‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Gensys LTD‭

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Q&A Possible Long Term Effects of Frequent Teleportation

This is a follow-up to my previous question, based on one of the comments that was made. While the answers to the original make it quite reasonable that there will be no permanent effects manifeste...

20 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Mad Physicist‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Mad Physicist‭

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Q&A What are the options to incorporate teleportation in my story in a realistic fashion that adheres to the laws of physics?

I'm currently outlining my science fiction novel which deals with humanity reaching Type 3 civilization status. My goal is to place an emphasis on hard science fiction while featuring fantastic tec...

7 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Julian‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Julian‭

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Q&A Teleportation - Pressure differences

Warning This question is one of a series about specific use of teleportation. It will concern only about pressure and atmosphere. Here are previous question: Teleportation and speed Context T...

6 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Ted Pwyll‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Ted Pwyll‭

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Q&A Is it possible to rule a galaxy without mastering teleportation?

I would like to know if a very advanced civilisation could rule an entire galaxy without mastering teleportation or any other method that allows traveling faster than light (unless you give mathema...

14 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by user53220‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by user53220‭

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Q&A Is it easier to mine asteroids than planets if teleportation technology exists?

Inspired by comments to JBH's answer to The worlds between, the consequences of instantaneous FTL. The Premise A technology for instantaneous travel exists, making it possible to travel to any po...

6 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by G0BLiN‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by G0BLiN‭

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Q&A Is the idea of being "fused" to/into a material as a result of a teleportation accident plausible?

Assuming it were possible to phase through matter/teleport, is it possible within the laws of physics/chemistry to end up stuck/fused to solid materials? Obviously we lack the real world ability t...

6 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Tom‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Tom‭

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Q&A Healing/Surgery by teleport

Preface: I'm worldbuilding for a story that has been in my head for ages, it's a kinda SciFi/Fantasy combo. There is one "godlike" being that can alter how physics work in a certain area, and it's...

9 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Helwar‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Helwar‭

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Q&A How can a colony of teleporters make the most money while keeping their teleportation a secret?

The Situation A colony of 100 teleporters (between the ages of 20-40) have been hidden away living like monks for 1000's of years to prevent their detection. With the death of their old leader, a...

39 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by scohe001‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by scohe001‭

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Q&A Imitating the double body aspect of quantum entanglement with other tech"¦

I'm working on a scenario where one person can be at two places at the same time, kind of like a mirror version of themselves where the original person controls both bodies even though the two bodi...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Len‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by Len‭

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Q&A Scientific Theories for Personal short-range teleportation.

The world I am designing contains several ancient artifacts that among other things, share the common trait of allowing users to short-range teleport (think the Blink ability from Dishonored). The ...

7 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by knowads‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by knowads‭

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Q&A Psychological effects of teleportation and coping mechanisms

For the purposes of this question, "teleportation" refers to Star Trek style teleportation: a body is diassembled in one location, and reassembled with an exact (perfect) replica of the entire cons...

3 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by Mad Physicist‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by Mad Physicist‭

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Q&A Will a gravity-o-meter detect a jumper?

I am sure that this is a scenario we have all encountered. We have all of the expensive sensors that money can buy to protect our vintage collection of bottle caps and Golden Girls memorabilia from...

2 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Jake‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by Jake‭

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Q&A What is the impact on the world politics if teleportation is possible?

Say, we had a teleport in all bigger cities (let's say circa more than 1 million) in the world (and some other "important" places, like military bases). What would be the impact of this? Would the...

5 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by TGar‭  ·  last activity 6y ago by TGar‭

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Q&A Would it be possible to "teleport" energy?

This is for a storyline that I have been building. Currently, scientists are able to teleport spin cubits in laboratory conditions. This is often mentioned in connection with information transfer....

4 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by coderworks‭  ·  last activity 6y ago by coderworks‭

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Q&A What is the best way to use my two portals?

To avoid being too broad, I'd like to use the portals for purely altruistic purposes (health, environment, safety), and not for scientific or military acheivement (e.g. - not an instant space eleva...

12 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by Mikey‭  ·  last activity 7y ago by Mikey‭

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Q&A Where are all the bodies?

In my near (+200 years) future world teleportation has been invented and is now in common use especially for off-world travelling, but it works by creating a perfect copy of the travelling human ne...

6 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by Marv Mills‭  ·  last activity 7y ago by Marv Mills‭

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Q&A In 'portal', pushing interconnected portals on thin portal sized rectangles of material through each other?

A question about portals from the 'portal' games. In the games, pairs of flat, identically sized and shaped, effectively for simplicity rectangular, portals, that lay flat on surfaces, link two pl...

2 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by alan2here‭  ·  last activity 8y ago by alan2here‭