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09.03.14 Rhett Jones

You’ve had this late night conversation with a friend. At least, you’ve seen Back To The Future. And you’ve wondered, “What would happen if I went back in time and killed my grandfather?” Scientific American reports that according to recent studies, you would probably be ok. Basically, scientists figure that you could theoretically travel to the future, because you’re always moving forward […]

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05.07.14 Marina Galperina

Rob Noisi has been building a time machine for a very long time, obsessively filing out the flourishes in this faux-Victorian construction. Physicist and author Ronald Mallett has been researching the mechanics and mathematics of time travel for a very long time. These are the subjects of Jay Cheel’s new documentary How To Build A Time […]

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04.23.14 Andy Cush

There’s a minor kind of magic that happens every once in a while when you’re using Google Street View. You’re stepping along when all of a sudden the landscape drastically changes — buildings change hands, gentrification marches on, natural disasters happen. Because of the patchwork way in which Google sends cameras out to update its […]

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07.06.12 David Lumb

Jeremiah McDonald, at the wee age of 12, recorded half of a conversation and swore himself to deliver the other half in the future… Today, the actor and filmmaker for Comédie de Caen uploaded the completed result. Perched in his easy chair, Van Gogh in the background, tumbler of whiskey sloshing adulthood on the table, […]

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07.25.11 Marina Galperina

Time travel is not possible, say scientists from a country where time travel is banned from television. […]

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10.28.10 Bucky Turco

The Daily News asks: “Did a time traveler get caught on camera in 1928?” Hmm. Let’s think about that for a second. Of course they did. How else can you explain the object that a woman is holding up to her ear in this clip from a 1928 Charlie Chaplin film? It’s a cell phone […]

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05.03.10 Bucky Turco

When he’s not getting his wheelchair bits in a bunch over killer aliens, physicist Stephen Hawking is busy theorizing about time travel—going back is not an option. Basically, all we need is a very big and fast ship that can almost reach the speed of light, kind of like a slow Enterprise. Hawkings explains: “At […]

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