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The Resource Time travel and warp drives : a scientific guide to shortcuts through time and space, Allen Everett and Thomas Roman

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

Label
Time travel and warp drives : a scientific guide to shortcuts through time and space
Title
Time travel and warp drives
Title remainder
a scientific guide to shortcuts through time and space
Statement of responsibility
Allen Everett and Thomas Roman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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Everett, Allen
Dewey number
530.11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC173.59.S65
LC item number
E94 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Roman, Thomas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Time travel
  • Space and time
Label
Time travel and warp drives : a scientific guide to shortcuts through time and space, Allen Everett and Thomas Roman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 22
  • 4
  • Light Cone
  • 42
  • 5
  • Forward Time Travel and the Twin "Paradox"
  • 49
  • 6
  • "Forward, into the Past"
  • 62
  • 1
  • 7
  • Arrow of Time
  • 76
  • 8
  • General Relativity: Curved Space and Warped Time
  • 89
  • 9
  • Wormholes and Warp Bubbles: Beating the Light Barrier and Possible Time Machines
  • 112
  • 10
  • Introduction
  • Banana Peels and Parallel Worlds
  • 136
  • 11
  • "Don't Be So Negative": Exotic Matter
  • 158
  • 12
  • "To Boldly Go..."?
  • 181
  • 13
  • Cylinders and Strings
  • l
  • 196
  • 14
  • Epilogue
  • 218
  • 2
  • Time, Clocks, and Reference Frames
  • 10
  • 3
  • Lorentz Transformations and Special Relativity
Control code
ocn711050941
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 268 pages
Isbn
9780226224985
Lccn
2011025250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
6822870
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o711050941
  • (Sirsi) o711050941
  • (OCoLC)711050941
Label
Time travel and warp drives : a scientific guide to shortcuts through time and space, Allen Everett and Thomas Roman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 22
  • 4
  • Light Cone
  • 42
  • 5
  • Forward Time Travel and the Twin "Paradox"
  • 49
  • 6
  • "Forward, into the Past"
  • 62
  • 1
  • 7
  • Arrow of Time
  • 76
  • 8
  • General Relativity: Curved Space and Warped Time
  • 89
  • 9
  • Wormholes and Warp Bubbles: Beating the Light Barrier and Possible Time Machines
  • 112
  • 10
  • Introduction
  • Banana Peels and Parallel Worlds
  • 136
  • 11
  • "Don't Be So Negative": Exotic Matter
  • 158
  • 12
  • "To Boldly Go..."?
  • 181
  • 13
  • Cylinders and Strings
  • l
  • 196
  • 14
  • Epilogue
  • 218
  • 2
  • Time, Clocks, and Reference Frames
  • 10
  • 3
  • Lorentz Transformations and Special Relativity
Control code
ocn711050941
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 268 pages
Isbn
9780226224985
Lccn
2011025250
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
6822870
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o711050941
  • (Sirsi) o711050941
  • (OCoLC)711050941

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