Space Opera lives

I’ll have my starship detailed black on black. With lasers:

Two German physicists from the University of Koblenz claim to have broken the speed of light…. They say they have conducted an experiment in which microwave photons – energetic packets of light – travelled “instantaneously” between a pair of prisms that had been moved up to three feet apart.

That sound you heard yesterday was the science fiction writing community’s ears collectively perking up….