A new and theoretical type of propulsion system using electromagnetism to propel objects. Being develloped by the US Department of Energy and David Goodwin for future space applications. It works by harnessing the energy caused when a supercooled electromagnet is "ramping up" and emits pulses of electromagnetic energy. If the electromagnet could be forced to emit these pulses in a single direction they could be used to propel spacecraft faster and furthur than any current means. Such a propulsion system would use fantastic amounts of electrical energy and would require new means of producing energy in space (such as a nuclear space reactor).

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