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On the Existence of 'Time Machines' in General Relativity

Manchak, John (2009) On the Existence of 'Time Machines' in General Relativity. In: [2008] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 21st Biennial Mtg (Pittsburgh, PA) > PSA 2008 Contributed Papers.

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    Abstract

    Within the context of general relativity, we consider one definition of a 'time machine' proposed by Earman, Smeenk, and Wuthrich (2009). They conjecture that, under under their definition, the class of time machine spacetimes is not empty. Here, we prove this conjecture.


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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
    Keywords: Time Machine, Time Travel
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics
    Conferences and Volumes: [2008] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 21st Biennial Mtg (Pittsburgh, PA) > PSA 2008 Contributed Papers
    Depositing User: John Byron Manchak
    Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2009
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:17
    Item ID: 4507
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/4507

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