Gateway to the Stars: Wormholes

Updated: Jun 27, 2021

By Ria Srivastava

It took 9.5 years for the New Horizons spacecraft just to get to Pluto which is still within our solar system. The nearest star (after our Sun) is more than 40 trillion kilometers away! Wouldn’t it be convenient if the universe offered us a shortcut?

What is a Wormhole?