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“Time Travel” in Godel Spacetime: Why It Doesn’t Pay to Work Out All the Kinks

Manchak, John Byron (2007) “Time Travel” in Godel Spacetime: Why It Doesn’t Pay to Work Out All the Kinks. [Preprint]

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Here we provide a proof that there exist closed timelike curves in Gödel spacetime with total acceleration less than 2π(9 + 6√3)^1/2. This answers a question posed by David Malament.


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Manchak, John Byron
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
Depositing User: John Byron Manchak
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2007
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:15
Item ID: 3403
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3403

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