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Science or Fiction?

Blog 3: Talking about time travel and relativity in this class and reading Kip Thorne’s book challenged many of the preconceptions I had about the applications and the reach of science. I had little knowledge of advanced physics concepts such as wormholes and time travelling. I knew that they were theoretically possible (meaning to me […] Continue reading

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I’m Relatively Uplifted

Blog 3: I’ll be honest. Before this reading assignment, my view of wormholes and time machines was probably similar to that of the majority of people. It made for decent science fiction, and not much else. Upon my reading of Kip Thorne’s discussion of “Sagan questions” and “exotic matter” I will admit to becoming slightly […] Continue reading

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