News tagged with travel time

What makes us human?

What separates humans from other animals, including our closest relatives? It's one of those big questions perennially posed by the evo-curious public. But until recently I seldom gave it much thought. Mostly ...

dateJun 03, 2014 in Evolution
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Light speed

The recent news of neutrinos moving faster than light might have got everyone thinking about warp drive and all that, but really there is no need to imagine something that can move faster than 300,000 kilometres ...

dateOct 10, 2011 in General Physics
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Time travel? Maybe

Imagine that you're a science-fiction writer on a tight schedule. You'd like to play in the vast expanses of the universe, but you have too much scientific integrity to conjure up a warp drive or a DeLorean out of thin air. ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in General Physics
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Moving through time

Although we can't technically travel through time (yet), when we think of the past or the future we engage in a sort of mental time travel. This uniquely human ability to psychologically travel through time arguably sets ...

dateJan 21, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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