As a student of nuclear physics in Tehran, Mohammad Mansouryar was more interested in faster-than-light travel than atomic energy, so he dropped out of school to write a comprehensive theory for faster-than-light travel based on traversable wormholes and relativistic mechanics. He released a preprint of his theory at arXiv.org which provided traversable wormhole metrics for faster-than-light travel along with the methods for generating the negative energy required to create and stabilize the wormhole.
Mansouryar later presented a more detailed analysis of negative energy at the STAIF 2007 conference in a paper entitled, “Can Present Technology Create Negative Energy?”. In this paper, he discussed a method for creating negative energy by arranging arrays of perforated Casimir plates so that the perforations only line up for non-geodesic paths in order to preserve the negative energy generating properties of the plate pairs. This paper also explored the possibility of local violations of the 2nd law of thermodynamics as a result of the large negative energy distributions involved.
In essence, Mansouryar’s proposal is to create a stable, traversable wormhole that would allow faster-than-light travel by a vehicle moving at non-relativistic speeds within in. In order to maintain the stability of the wormhole for travel, he proposes the use of nonlinear control theory as a means of navigating through the wormhole and a “pumped” electromagnetic field to propel the vehicle inside of the wormhole.
“If you’re attempting to develop a technology comparable to a UFO, your first goal should be nothing short of reducing the path of travel in space. It doesn’t matter how you do it, by inter-dimensional traversing or space-warps, but notice that both solutions focus not on increasing the velocity but circumventing the usual path of travel. As evidence, cited in many websites, consider only the distant separation of our solar-system to the next nearest star – how can merely building a faster rocket make any real impact in traveling such vast distances? Faster-than-light travel is the only real answer.
Disregarding cosmic strings or falling through a rotating black hole, there are 3 proposals for Faster-than-light travel within general relativity which have appeal: traversable wormholes, warp drives and the Krasnikov tube. The former is a casually corrected version of the warp-drive, and the traversable wormhole is my top pick.” – Mohammad Mansouryar