Miguel Alcubierre

PhD in Physics. Since 2012, he is the director of the Nuclear Science Institute of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), where he conducts his research on numerical relativity. Within this area, he has focused on the simulation of gravitational waves sources, particularly on the collision of two black holes. He is a member of the National System of Researchers and the Mexican Academy of Sciences. In 2009, he received the Medal for Merits in Science of the Legislative Assembly of the Federal District

The existence of habitable extra solar planets, is nothing new in science fiction cinema. Perhaps more interesting is the existence of unusual planets, such as the planet Tatooine from Star Wars (1977), by George Lucas, that orbits a binary star system.