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  • n. Plural form of wormhole.


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  • The pseudofabric structure of the wormholes was a photonic dead zone, a darkness so profound it seemed to be spilling out to contaminate the real universe.

    Some Memorable First Lines

  • But physicists Thibault Damour of the Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques in Bures-sur-Yvette, France, and Sergey Solodukhin of International University Bremen in Germany now say that these objects could be structures called wormholes instead.

    Black Holes and Alternate Universes

  • An interstellar civilization and economy connected by "Worms," aka wormholes, more or less, the latest version of the classical FTL fudge factor that must be employed in any science fiction novel set in an interstellar culture with meaningful interstellar commerce.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • The colonel had not referred to the wormholes as wormholes.


  • The second aspect I find most interesting is discussion of the really way off technologies, such as wormholes and warp bubbles.

    Frontiers of Propulsion Science « dudegalea

  • We also get a great scene between Carter and O'Neill as Jack tries to wrap his brain around the reality of 'wormholes', quite funny.

    Stargate SG-1 Watchathon - 'A Matter Of Time' (S02E16)

  • The metaphor I like to use is a physicist's "wormholes" through space.

    General Petraeus, Will You Talk to Me Now?

  • There are vast distances between suns, but there may be "wormholes," bends in space, which are in essence short cuts which may make intersteller travel possible.

    General Petraeus, Will You Talk to Me Now?

  • There have been various solutions that science fiction afficianados have come to love, such as wormholes, warpdrives and Krasnikov tubes.

    Dark Matter: Still Dark.

  • Mankind travels to the stars through Kardashev tunnels--dangerous 'wormholes' that are unstable and unpredictable sometimes you make it, sometimes you get torn to pieces.

    Bright of the Sky by Kay Kenyon


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