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Author Everett, Allen.

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

Publication Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2012.

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 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  530.11 EVE    AVAILABLE
 Homer Twp PL - Main Adult Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  530.11 EVE    AVAILABLE
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 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  530.11 EVE    AVAILABLE
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 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  530.11 EVE    AVAILABLE
Description xi, 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography 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.
Subject Time travel.
Space and time.
Added Author Roman, Thomas.
ISBN 9780226224985 cloth alkaline paper
0226224988 cloth alkaline paper

 
    
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