Promises, promises.

This does, however, look promising. It is at least interesting. I’m moderately confident humans will never travel between stars in time frames less than centuries, and I’m certain we will find no one when we finally get there, but much of sci-fi just might prove out.

LBNL has announced 3DTDS. They published in “Discovery of a Three-dimensional Topological Dirac Semimetal, Na3Bi.” described here:

High temperature superconductors looked quite promising some time back. We are still waiting on those. Perhaps we will have 3DTDS computers a little sooner than we might have superconducting power transmission lines. We will just have to wait and see.

They published in “Science” (Just the abstract. They want you to pay to read it. Never mind you already paid for it with your tax dollars (through the Department of Energy).