News tagged with travel time

In search of time travelers

( —It started over a poker game. Astrophysicist Robert Nemiroff and his students were playing cards (for chips) last summer, chatting about Facebook. They wondered: If there were time travelers among us, would ...

dateJan 06, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Science shows why Doctor Who is so special

As Doctor Who's 50th anniversary looms, time travel is everywhere – on the screen, at least. Famously, the Doctor can whizz through the years using a "dimensionally transcendental" machine, the TARDIS, and make changes ...

dateNov 21, 2013 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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A laser beam's path through NASA's ICESat-2

Before beaming 300 miles to Earth's surface, bouncing off the ground and travelling another 300 miles back into space, the laser photons on NASA's Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite-2 first have to complete a 7½-foot ...

dateJun 17, 2015 in Space Exploration
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