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

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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
Cataloging source
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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
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  • Time travel
  • Space and time
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Time travel and warp drives : a scientific guide to shortcuts through time and space, Allen Everett and Thomas Roman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocn711050941
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 268 p.
Isbn
9780226224985
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011025250
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Time travel and warp drives : a scientific guide to shortcuts through time and space, Allen Everett and Thomas Roman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocn711050941
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 268 p.
Isbn
9780226224985
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011025250
Other physical details
ill.

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