Scientists were in denial about the reality of faster-than-light travel. A humble mathematician from a scorching desert planet challenged their assumptions.
Strike craft are the descendants of fighter aircraft and wartime sloops, which were early combatant voidcraft.
The most coveted material in power engineering is erudium, a high-temperature superconductor.
The voidcraft of the Stardust universe are highly varied in scale, ranging from fighters to freighters. But only naval vessels with shear drives have range.