Is the flying saucer the best shape for a spaceship?

Is the flying saucer the best shape for a spaceship?

UFO Alien Abduction

The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

 

UFO sightings are often of saucer- or disc-shaped objects. Is there any evidence that this is an efficient or indeed feasible shape for intergalactic travel?

Graham Hines

Continue reading...