Let's see what the years ahead reveal. Given the paucity of data and the multiplicity of potential explanations, it's clear we will need a lot more data before we can begin to draw any conclusions. Meanwhile we can chuckle at the inevitable flights of fancy people will indulge in and the pointless worries that will be voiced (as in "OMG! what does this mean for our Star Trek spacecraft that, while physically impossible, I believe because I've seen it on TV and will carry us to the stars?")

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