When a fan asks whether teleportation or travel at the speed of light is more likely to happen sooner, guest host Bill Nye the Science Guy points out the practical problems with both to co-host Eugene Mirman. After a careful consideration of the physics of light speed and the incredible amount of energy required for teleportation, Bill grudgingly chooses teleportation, but Astro Mike Massimino is holding out for FTL travel so we can get someplace worth going.
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