Propulsion Engineer

I want to design new propulsion systems that don't need to use combustion, what should I major in, I was thinking of majoring  in Aerospace engineering and minoring in Electrical engineering.
Any suggestions?

p.s. the propulsion includes, but is not limited to: anti-gravity/warp-drives  (Which physics says is plausible)

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lemonie6 years ago
Could you clarify what you meant by:
(Which physics says is plausible)
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I can read this as "Which physics say this is plausible?" or "I know what I'm talking about with regard to anti-gravity/warp-drives because I heard of some 'physics' which sounded to me like it is plausible."

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monkhm (author)  lemonie6 years ago
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/technology/warp/warpstat.html
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/technology/warp/gravstat.html
They say it may be possible (aka plausible) not that they are science fact
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/technology/warp/antistat.html
Anti matter is also included
lemonie monkhm6 years ago

A nice diagram there, but looking at that - what were you hoping for in response to this question?

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monkhm (author)  lemonie6 years ago
If you would read the description, it says that this is the stage that we know what we know, and know what we don't, and that it takes MORE RESEARCH in order to move into the science section.
Now what should I study in college to make that possible?
lemonie monkhm6 years ago
The answer is obvious: science
Do something hardcore like physics or chemistry at a good place,

Subjects like that underpin things like Aerospace engineering and Electrical engineering.

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monkhm (author)  lemonie6 years ago
Now a bigger question.. What school should i study at?
My mom nows an electrical engineer who said he applied to Georgia Tech, University of Illinois, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, NYU-Poly Tech, Carnegie, Cornell, and a few others I forget. Any of those good? I did some research and most of them are in the top 10 for engineering, and my grades should be good enough to get me in.
lemonie monkhm6 years ago

Choose somewhere good, but recognise that beyond that it's what you do that matters - where you go isn't everything.

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monkhm (author)  lemonie6 years ago
How much i put into it is. Without the will to do something, it won't get done
lemonie monkhm6 years ago

Yep.

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kelseymh6 years ago
Please cite your sources, from valid peer-reviewed journal publications, for your claims of "plausible."

"Antigravity" is most assuredly not considered "plausible" in general relativity.

The Alcubierre metric is consistent with general relativity, but is not a "plausible" warp drive because it is a stationary solution. That is, there is no plausible transformation between a non-Alcubierre metric and an Alcubierre state (in Alcubierre's original paper, the bubble "just happens"). Put another way, there is no plausible way, consistent with general relativity, by which such a "warp drive" could either be turned on or turned off.
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