mabfan (Michael A. Burstein) (mabfan) wrote,
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Time Travel Paper

For those who have heard the latest news about the physics of time travel and are interested in reading more about it, the original paper by Amos Ori can be found here.

I'll have to read through it to get a better idea of what Ori is proposing, but the gist of it seems to be that he's found a way to create closed timelike curves within our universe that does not require the use or existence of so-called exotic matter. But it does seem to require intensely strong gravitational fields, such as those found near superdense matter or black holes, so don't expect to be jaunting into the past anytime soon...
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