The Geometry of Time Travel

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Time travel was once the stuff of fiction, but today it is discussed with utmost seriousness by Physicists. What are they saying about it: is time travel possible, impossible or something in between?

Trying to find the answer to this relies on Einstein’s General Relativity mixed with a dose of Quantum Mechanics, but once we are armed with these, can we find a way forward (and backward) into time?

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This event was on Thu, 20 Oct 1994

Professor Ian Stewart

Professor Ian Stewart FRS

Professor of Geometry

Ian Stewart read Mathematics at Churchill College, Cambridge before completing his doctorate at the University of Warwick where he is now a Professor of Maths...

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