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Could time travel soon become a reality? Physicists simulate sending quantum light particles
www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | 23 June 2014 | By Jonathan O'Callaghan

Posted on 06/23/2014 10:54:00 AM PDT by Red Badger

University of Queensland researchers say photons can move through time A simulation of two wormhole-travelling photons found they could interact This suggests, at the smallest scales, jumping through time is possible The experiment could solve some famous theories that 'prevent' time travel But whether this will be possible on a larger scale remains to be seen

If a time traveller went back in time and stopped their own grandparents from meeting, would they prevent their own birth?

That’s the crux of an infamous theory known as the 'grandfather paradox', which is often said to mean time travel is impossible - but some researchers think otherwise.

A group of scientists have, for the first time, simulated how two time-travelling photons would interact, suggesting that, at a quantum level at least, jumping through time might be possible.

The research was carried out by a team of researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia and their results are published in the journal Nature Communications. The study used photons - single particles of light - to simulate quantum particles travelling back through time.

By studying their behaviour, the scientists revealed possible bizarre aspects of modern physics.

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TOPICS: History; Society; UFO's; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: callingartbell; ftl; stringtheory; superluminal; time; timemachine; timetravel; timetunnel
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Researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia have discovered that two photons travelling through time can interact. In the simulation a photon stuck in a closed timelike curve (illustrated) through a wormhole was found to be capable of interacting with one travelling through regular space-time

Wormholes are theoretical tunnels that create shortcuts in space-time. A study in May from Dr Luke Butcher at Cambridge University argued that if a thin wormhole stayed open long enough, people could send messages through time using pulses of light, or photons

1 posted on 06/23/2014 10:54:00 AM PDT by Red Badger
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To: Red Badger

Did they finally get the flux capacitor working?


2 posted on 06/23/2014 10:54:40 AM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: Red Badger

wow....cable internet without the cable.....


3 posted on 06/23/2014 10:55:25 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Veggie Todd

It works only on photons right now...........or tomorrow...........or yesterday...................


4 posted on 06/23/2014 10:55:30 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: Red Badger

No.


5 posted on 06/23/2014 10:56:06 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Quick! Send a message back to 2008!
DON’T VOTE FOR HOPE AND CHANGE!....................


6 posted on 06/23/2014 10:56:16 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: Red Badger

It will become a reality, but not until AD 2634. I remember it well: that’s the year the Mariners finally won the World Series.


7 posted on 06/23/2014 10:56:25 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Red Badger

I’m guessing that confusing a Black Hole for a Worm Hole would not be a pleasant experience.


8 posted on 06/23/2014 10:57:07 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Red Badger

If it were true, tourists from the future would be visiting. Then again perhaps there is no future.


9 posted on 06/23/2014 10:57:15 AM PDT by allendale
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To: TexasCajun

It would be quite depressing..................


10 posted on 06/23/2014 10:58:03 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: TexasCajun
I’m guessing that confusing a Black Hole for a Worm Hole would not be a pleasant experience.

That's RACIST!

11 posted on 06/23/2014 10:58:24 AM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: Red Badger

Oh, I already invented this next year.


12 posted on 06/23/2014 10:58:25 AM PDT by Oberon (John 12:5-6)
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To: allendale

Maybe they are ‘time viewing’ instead................laughing their asses off.................


13 posted on 06/23/2014 10:59:05 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: Oberon

LOL!!!


14 posted on 06/23/2014 11:00:00 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: Red Badger
ahaha THE MOST VITAL ..imaginable!!




15 posted on 06/23/2014 11:00:01 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Red Badger

Capt’n! There be whales here!


16 posted on 06/23/2014 11:00:24 AM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I agree. Mass cannot ‘time travel’. By going back or forward in time, you would be increasing the total mass in the universe, and that’s a no-no............


17 posted on 06/23/2014 11:00:38 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: Veggie Todd

Or at the very least, “kinky”...


18 posted on 06/23/2014 11:01:27 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Red Badger

Any time travelers reading this please send me Saturday’s winning Powerball numbers.


19 posted on 06/23/2014 11:01:32 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Red Badger
I would do two things immediately. Go back in time and marry Virginia Clinton Kelley, and raise Bill as a conservative Republican.

I would next go back and introduce Frank Marshall Davis to a nice young woman that ISN'T Stanley Ann Dunham. Then we'd know for sure.

20 posted on 06/23/2014 11:03:17 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (Please excuse the potholes in this tagline. Social programs have to take priority in our funding.)
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To: Red Badger

There was already a thread today that proved time travel.
Some ancient civilization had a stegosaur carved in a relief right next to all the other animals of their time and location.

Obviously, someone from the post-fossil-discovery future time traveled back and drew one for them. Because the explanation that the steg was alive at the same time as humans is more far fetched.


21 posted on 06/23/2014 11:03:19 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Veggie Todd

Time travel? No. Alternate universe travel? Sure.


22 posted on 06/23/2014 11:04:13 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: MeshugeMikey

Hehehehehe


23 posted on 06/23/2014 11:05:17 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Red Badger

If Al Gore hasn’t claimed he invented it yet, then it’s not possible to time travel.


24 posted on 06/23/2014 11:06:35 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: Red Badger

No, they don’t move through time. So the conclusion is NO.


25 posted on 06/23/2014 11:08:36 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: Red Badger

time and faster then light travel are linked.. so this also equates to faster then light travel


26 posted on 06/23/2014 11:08:50 AM PDT by tophat9000 (An Eye for an Eye, a Word for a Word...nothing more)
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To: Red Badger

if time travel was possible, there would be people from the future at each and every critical event in history. and they would be dressed funny and speak in funny languages. and we’d all know about them.


27 posted on 06/23/2014 11:09:44 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Red Badger

I received a phone call from my future self. He warned me about everything that is happening now. I called him a nut and hung up on myself.


28 posted on 06/23/2014 11:09:49 AM PDT by dangerdoc ((this space for rent))
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To: Red Badger

“wormholes” do not exist. They are not even theoretical. They are science fiction.


29 posted on 06/23/2014 11:10:16 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: dangerdoc

Here’s a good one:
http://www.dansimmons.com/news/message/2006_04.htm


30 posted on 06/23/2014 11:11:18 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: camle

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timecop


31 posted on 06/23/2014 11:12:08 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: I want the USA back

I see Morgan Freeman in one every week!.................


32 posted on 06/23/2014 11:12:51 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,735 threads and 84,728 replies, as of 06-20-2014)
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To: Red Badger

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AATDhGrhyjU

Abraham Lincoln already did it ages ago.


33 posted on 06/23/2014 11:14:01 AM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Red Badger

I have a time machine, but in only travels into the future at a rate of 1 second per second.


34 posted on 06/23/2014 11:15:42 AM PDT by RPTMS (I know you're a nincompoop, and I strongly suspect you of being a scalawag!)
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To: TexasCajun

Reminds me of a coloscopy. Thread I read here long ago


35 posted on 06/23/2014 11:16:17 AM PDT by al baby (Hi MomÂ…)
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To: TexasCajun
There's an old scifi series whose story lines were based around the search for wormhole technology.

In the last ten minutes of the movie that tied up the loose ends after the series was cancelled, the hero opens up a wormhole in front of the invasion fleet, and rather than terminating it in the mouth of a small dog for swallowing, he points it at a star...

36 posted on 06/23/2014 11:16:42 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: allendale

Perhaps we are the tourists that we have been waiting for, to paraphrase Hussein.


37 posted on 06/23/2014 11:20:52 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: Hardastarboard

Just because you can time-travel doesn’t mean you’re not getting older.


38 posted on 06/23/2014 11:21:49 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: Red Badger

I’m sending the wife back first...


39 posted on 06/23/2014 11:22:46 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Red Badger

or dr. who


40 posted on 06/23/2014 11:27:03 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Red Badger

ditto that!


41 posted on 06/23/2014 11:27:12 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Red Badger

If time travel were EVER possible, we’d know it by now.

It would have been a part of life since the day we were born.

It can and will NEVER be possible.


42 posted on 06/23/2014 11:29:39 AM PDT by joethedrummer
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To: Red Badger

Sheldon Cooper: If either of us invents time travel, we agree that our first stop will be this meeting five seconds from now.

[Looks around]

Sheldon Cooper: Well, that was disappointing.


43 posted on 06/23/2014 11:32:18 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: joethedrummer
If time travel were EVER possible, we’d know it by now.

It is, and we did, but all the people who knew about it left.

44 posted on 06/23/2014 11:34:38 AM PDT by Oberon (John 12:5-6)
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To: Red Badger

What do we need! Time travel!! When do we want it? It’s irrelevant!


45 posted on 06/23/2014 11:35:06 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Veggie Todd

“Angels and ministers of grace, defend us!”


46 posted on 06/23/2014 11:35:13 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Huskrrrr
Any time travelers reading this please send me Saturday’s winning Powerball numbers.

I'd be happy to, but you're not going to need them in view of the upcoming fiery worldwide apocalypse next month...but there, I've said too much...

47 posted on 06/23/2014 11:36:13 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Red Badger

No need for time travel. I can predict the future. In 2008 I told people if they vote for Obama, he’s going to be the worst President in this nations history. That’s right, just call me future boy.


48 posted on 06/23/2014 11:37:04 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Red Badger

No, you would only be changing the location of the mass with respect to it’s location in 4 dimensions.


49 posted on 06/23/2014 11:37:53 AM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: Red Badger

All of this has happened before.
All of this will happen again.


50 posted on 06/23/2014 11:38:35 AM PDT by Sparklite
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