How Do You Travel in Time?


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As of 2014, time travel is not possible. Despite not being capable of traveling through time, since at least the 1930s, scientists have gained enough knowledge of time and space to determine that it will eventually be possible.

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According to About.com, all time travel hinges on Einstein's Theory of Relativity. The earliest discovered and closest process to time travel that exists is time dilation, which explains why time moves differently for objects moving at different speeds. Theoretical Physicist Kip Thorne theorized that holding open a black hole with negative energy could create a wormhole that would allow travel from one place to another, or even through time. Although, both black holes and negative energy are purely theoretical.

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