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time travel is possible, but you can only travel forward in time, that would require traveling near the speed of light. say your space ship can travel 99.8% the speed of light, every hour you spend aboard that ship would be a full year back on earth, of course it would take years to accelerate to that speed, even if we did have an engine capable, how do you slow down, and how to you turn the thing around and get back to earth?
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To discover the earths shape didn't require for anything to be altered, except our awareness.
What, besides our awareness, would need to be altered for us to make a definitive decision on the possibility of time travel?
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For a long time people said that it was impossible for the Earth to be round tongue.gif

To discover the earths shape didn't require for anything to be altered, except our awareness.

Same may be true of our awareness of time. We already know that time flows differently based on speed, for instance, and this was something that wasn't known until about 100 years ago.
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Same may be true of our awareness of time. We already know that time flows differently based on speed, for instance, and this was something that wasn't known until about 100 years ago.

But that only applies to an object moving through space which alters the time it takes to move from A to B.
It wouldn't have any other effect.
It would be impossible and naturally incorrect for anything to reverse what has already happened.
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time travel is possible, but you can only travel forward in time, that would require traveling near the speed of light. say your space ship can travel 99.8% the speed of light, every hour you spend aboard that ship would be a full year back on earth, of course it would take years to accelerate to that speed, even if we did have an engine capable, how do you slow down, and how to you turn the thing around and get back to earth?

Lets not get carried away. Define time ?
Time is a measurement.

How can you say that traveling faster than the speed of light (also a measurement) would alter anything that is currently happening.
All you are doing is moving really fast between two points. It would not put you in the past nor the future.
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Since your body is still presently co-existent with the rest of all bodies.

Am i making sense ? i think i am.. correct me if otherwise tongue.gif
Edited by Renairy - 10/29/12 at 4:44pm
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/INB4 Back To The Future jokes
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Im suprised nobodys mentioned this theory was implemented in Mass Effect 2-3.
EDI actually gives a pretty good explanation of how their quantum entaglement communicator works tongue.gif

Edited by Dan the bloke - 10/29/12 at 5:04pm
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time travel is possible, but you can only travel forward in time, that would require traveling near the speed of light. say your space ship can travel 99.8% the speed of light, every hour you spend aboard that ship would be a full year back on earth, of course it would take years to accelerate to that speed, even if we did have an engine capable, how do you slow down, and how to you turn the thing around and get back to earth?

Lets not get carried away. Define time ?
Time is a measurement.

How can you say that traveling faster than the speed of light (also a measurement) would alter anything that is currently happening.
All you are doing is moving really fast between two points. It would not put you in the past nor the future.

We know that time slows to a stop if you reach the speed of light (mathematically), if you were to exceed the speed of light somehow, that same math says time for you would reverse. Of course, that same math also says you need infinite energy to reach the speed of light, which isn't possible. It's all theoretical.

I don't believe you can travel backward in time either, but just because we believe that now doesn't mean we won't discover something in 100 years that turns that idea on its head.
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Given the fact that travel means moving away from point A to B where time on departure at A = XY, you will still need to measure the time it took to get to B which makes time at B for example XY.000000000000000001.

Which brings me back to my original statement that speed = measurement only. And travel = distance. And the time it takes to travel = speed.
Speed is measurement. Natural Physical Law = You cannot pause time.
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