PHYSICS/SPACE: Legitimate time traval proposal

From: Robert J. Bradbury (
Date: Fri May 18 2001 - 13:40:13 MDT

> Ronald Mallett thinks he has found a practical way to make a time
> machine. Mallett has worked out that a circulating beam of light, slowed to
> a snail's pace, just might be the vital ingredient for time travel. Not
> only is the technology within our grasp, Mallett has teamed up with other
> scientists at Connecticut to work towards building it. "With this device,"
> he says, "time travel may become a practical possibility."

>From New Scientist May 16, 2001:

The physics makes my head hurt. If this turns out to be feasible
my probability guess that we are living in a simulation is going
to go up significantly.


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