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Time travel and warp drives : a scientific guide to shortcuts through time and space

Autor: Allen Everett; Thomas Roman
Editorial: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Edición/Formato:   Libro : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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Presents the current understanding of the nature of time and space, and an approachable explanation of Einstein's theory of special relativity; then goes on to connect these to possible time travel along with the accompanying paradoxes involved.
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Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: Allen Everett; Thomas Roman
ISBN: 9780226224985 0226224988
Número OCLC: 711050941
Descripción: 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenido: 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 x', t' axes relative to the x, t axes --
Appendix 5. Time dilation via light clocks --
Appendix 6. Hawking's theorem --
Appendix 7. Light pipe in the Mallett time machine.
Responsabilidad: Allen Everett and Thomas Roman.

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