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Everywhere you look, you’re looking back in time

When you look around at your everyday world, everywhere you look, you’re looking back in time. When you look at the people next to you, you see them in the past, 1 billionth of a second in the past, to … Continue reading

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It’s the exotic that makes time travel appealing

More than fixing mistakes, it’s the exotic that makes time travel appealing to me. Like Neil Young sang in his song “Dreamin’ Man,” “Another time or place, another civilization would really make this life feel so complete.” Scientists paint pictures … Continue reading

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How to use time travel to fix a thing or two

We’ve built an $8 billion Large Hadron Collider. Stephen Hawking has painted a picture of the universe’s fate far into the future and yet we’re no closer to controlling time than the caveman was to building a rocket. Still, that … Continue reading

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Time travel–a perk for humans

It’s Easter 2000. I am in Manhattan at an Episcopal church. The priest is using way too much incense and I fear it’s going to instigate a sneezing fit as I crinkle my nose. But I’m happy because I am … Continue reading

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