Updates from the future

Sep 23, 2019, 2:10 PM
45m
Turin

Turin

Monday, 23 Sept. * Aula Magna, Dip. di Scienze della Vita e Biologia dei Sistemi, Via Accademia Albertina, 13 * Tuesday, 24 Sept.- Wednesday, 25 Sept. * Aula Magna, Palazzo del Rettorato, Via Verdi, 8 * @Università degli Studi di Torino

Speaker

Prof. Seth Lloyd (MIT)

Description

The possibility of closed timelike curves in general relativity opens up the physical possibility of
time travel. This talk reviews the different quantum mechanical theories of closed timelike curves, and
discusses their various advantages and drawbacks. We will discuss whether it is possible to use closed
timelike curves to build a time machine.

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