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A CHRONOLOGY OF TIME TRAVEL 1687 Newton’s Principia 1705 Beginning of Leibniz’s debate with the Newtonians 1884 Abbott’s Flatland 1895 Wells’s The Time Machine 1905 Einstein’s Special Theory of Relativity 1915 Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity 1916 Ludwig Flamm discovers a wormhole solution to Einstein’s field equations 1941 Heinlein’s “By His Bootstraps” 1949 Gődel discovers solutions to the field equations of general relativity involving closed timelike curves 1955 Asimov’s The End of Eternity 1959 Heinlein’s All You Zombies 1974 Tipler publishes his variation on Gődel 1976 David Lewis’s “The Paradoxes of Time Travel”—the article that started the wave
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Unformatted text preview: of attention to time travel among philosophers 1979 Novikov’s self-consistency principle 1985 Carl Sagan asks Kip Thorne whether black holes permit shortcuts in space 1988 “Wormholes, Time Machines, and the Weak Energy Condition” by Morris, Thorne, and Yurtsever—the article that started the recent wave of time travel research among physicists 1992 Stephen Hawking enunciates his Chronology Protection Conjecture: “ The laws of physics prevent the appearance of closed timelike curves. ” The debate continues....
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