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Travelling through Time

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18:30 – 18:30 14 Oct 2009
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Cavendish Colloquium room, Faraday Building, Lancaster University LA1 4YW

Speakers: Prof. Robert Lambourne (The Open University)

The future is the only place really worth visiting. But what are the chances of jumping the queue to get there, or of visiting the past? This talk discusses the mystery of time, the scientific objections to travelling through time, and the extent to which established physics supports the possibility of time travel. Subjects covered will include the role of special and general relativity, the value of wormholes, and the chrononautical significance of quantum physics. Don't miss this talk; it may be your only chance to hear it, unless ...
The meeting is open to all. There will be refreshments from 18:00. The Faraday Building is no. 22 on the campus map (http://www.lancs.ac.uk/travel/images/campus.pdf)
Parking can be found by the Chaplaincy (no 20) adjacent to “Reception” with access through Bowland College (no 23). Parking is free after 18:00.

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Organised by: Lancashire and Cumbria branch
Contact details: Dr John Bradshaw
john.bradshaw@physics.org

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18:30 – 18:30 14 Oct 2009
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