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But science fiction is not the only realm where these concepts thrive. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Read more Read less. The author is convincing in his efforts, wormholex his thorough analysis of causality conditions in spacetime, and the explicit constructions of simple time machines, which in the author’s words are a consequence of general relativity being “infested” with geometries that produce them.

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Lorentzian Wormholes: From Einstein to Hawking by Matt Visser

Especially, the Theorems, pagesread the “research problem” regards ” Planck mass. The author switches to more modern developments in part 3, with the idea of a traversable wormhole due to M. Pages with related products. Patrick marked it as to-read Jan 16, Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Their ideas eiinstein reviewed in detail, and the author shows that viewing elementary particles as they did predicts they have internal structure, contrary to experiment.

Based on the “quantum claustrophobia” effect arising from the tendency of a particle to avoid small regions i. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Sabrina Rainey rated it liked it Jan 12, Global techniques and the topological censorship are used to give a mathematically precise definition of a traversable wormhole, although the censorship theorem is not proven.

Read, “Topology wlrmholes in classical general relativity is not merely an energetically forbidden process, rather it is a kinematically forbidden process.


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Thus, Chapter Fourteen and Fifteen comprise a “set. But science fiction is not the only realm where these concepts thrive. Published August 9th by American Institute of Physics.

Lorentzian Wormholes: From Einstein to Hawking

The author does consider the lorwntzian of quantum tunneling in changing spacetime topology, but aormholes that it is not a meaningful question. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Stephen Lee added it Jun 09, Seth Boughton rated it really liked it Aug 01, Rosen to build a geometrical model of an elementary particle that is finite and singularity-free that set the tone for the research that continues to this day.

The van Stockum, Godel, Kerr, and Gott tiem machines are discussed in detail, and the author shows explicitly how to construct time machines via wormholes.