News tagged with travel time

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 a second. ...

dateOct 10, 2011 in General Physics
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It's off to work we go

In a large city like Montreal, public transit provides us with options for getting to work or school and back home again. In deciding to choose traffic jams over metro delays, or to pay for parking rather than buy a monthly ...

dateFeb 19, 2013 in Other
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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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FTL neutrinos (or not)

The recent news from the Oscillation Project with Emulsion-tRacking Apparatus (OPERA) neutrino experiment, that neutrinos have been clocked travelling faster than light, made the headlines over the last week – and rightly ...

dateOct 03, 2011 in General Physics
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Time travel virtually possible

A virtual time-machine will be officially unveiled in St Andrews this weekend (June 23-24, 2012), allowing people the opportunity to explore St Andrews Cathedral, Scotland’s largest medieval church, as it was in its ...

dateJun 25, 2012 in Other
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