If I were to list out all of the things I have done accidentally pretty much all of them would include stitches or underwear I’ve never worn again. NASA on the other hand, being populated by braniacs, may have accidentally created a warp drive. You read that correctly. I have soiled my pants before.
But back to NASA. Apparently while working on the EmDrive – a device they created on purpose that somehow creates propulsion by creating microwaves with a magnatron – decided to shoot a laser into it to measure some incomprehensible thing that would make your brain drop out of your nose noticed, “Oh, hey…looks like we might have created a warp drive, guys. Rad!”
You can read more about it over at Mysterious Universe: