Monday, March 12, 2007

Scientists: No Time Travel

This news non-story, released today, tells us that physicists have recently reiterated what we already knew, that you can't travel back in time, except maybe with a wormhole or superstring, the manipulation of which is well out of our reach.

I got a link to the story for you so you can brush up on your String Theory for Dummies. I know I need it.

Oh, and I got the article from Fox News, so there's a little thing in there about how the inability to travel back in time proves the Iraq War was a good idea.

The urge to hug a departed loved one again or prevent atrocities are among
the compelling reasons that keep the notion of time travel alive in the minds of
many.

While the idea makes for great fiction, some scientists now say
traveling to the past is impossible. [more...]
blog comments powered by Disqus