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Time travel and warp drives : a scientific guide to shortcuts through time and space / Allen Everett and Thomas Roman.

(Author). Roman, Thomas. (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 9780226224985 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0226224988 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Description: xi, 268 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press,

Available copies

  • 4 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Time, clocks, and reference frames -- Lorentz transformations and special relativity -- The light cone -- Forward time travel and the twin "paradox" -- "Forward, into the past" -- The arrow of time -- General relativity: curved space and warped time -- Wormholes and warp bubbles: beating the light barrier and possible -- Time machines -- Banana peels and parallel worlds -- "Don't be so negative": exotic matter -- "To boldly go . . ."? -- Cylinders and strings -- Epilogue -- Appendix 1. Derivation of the Galilean velocity transformation -- Appendix 2. Derivation of the Lorentz transformations -- Appendix 3. Proof of the invariance of the spacetime interval -- Appendix 4. Argument to show the orientation of the axes relative to the axes -- Appendix 5. Time dilation via light clocks -- Appendix 6. Hawking's theorem -- Appendix 7. Light pipe in the Mallett time machine.
Subject: Time travel.
Space and time.