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Faster Than Light: Superluminal Loopholes in Physics

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For those who enjoy science as fact and as fiction, a leading expert on quantum theory imaginatively explains how faster-than-light communication and travel are actually being explored by physicists.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published November 30th 1989 by Plume
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Jordan
What at first seemed impossible is shown by this book to actually be impossible, just like you thought it was. Everywhere there appears to be a possibility of sending messages faster than light, the laws of the universe step in to make certain such a thing will not happen. Sending such superluminal messages would necessarily, according to special relativity, also allow sending messages into the past, and the universe, apparently, doesn't like that idea and has strictly prohibited it. Time travel ...more
Mark
I read read about 95% of this book about 5+ years ago. Then it sat on the shelf for 5+ years for some reason. I finally finished it yesterday.
I definitely read it at a sub-luminal pace :-)

Superluminal communication, superluminal travel, time travel? We're not there yet ,,,
Ariana
Probably my favorite book growing up, albeit a bit outdated now. Still, simple explanations and perfect at sparking imagination and wonder.
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