So You Created a Wormhole: The Time Traveler's Guide to Time Travel
Welcome, intrepid temporal explorers, to the world's first and only field manual/survival guide to time travel!
DON'T LEAVE THIS TIME PERIOD WITHOUT IT!
Humans from H. G. Wells to Albert Einstein to Bill & Ted have been fascinated by time travel-some say drawn to it like moths to a flame. But in order to travel safely and effectively, newbie travelers need to know the do...more
But at the same time, while I did enjoy this book, there were times when it was just too much. The last 100 pages seemed to stretch longer than I anticipated and I almost found myself just wanting it...more
It just didn't work for me. Wish it had.
On the plus side it was a very quick read. I read a few p...more
This is a wonderful unselfconscious look at the science of time travel and other things that might be useful when time traveling, like, oh say, history, and how to build a battery out of dinosaur poop. Obviously, this book is meant to be humorous and silly, but there are a few little gems about understanding some physics concepts like Special and General Relativity, the concept of Quantum Foam and of course wormholes. That being said, if you want to really learn about these things pick up a text...more
The first parts included some theories on time travel, mixing farce with science and movies. It also gave us descriptions of the various kinds of time machines, the perils of the various flavors of paradox, and some ideas of what to do if you ever run into yourself or break your time machine.
The second half of the book, however, is a repetitive sur...more
That said, I don't think this is a book for everyone. People who are dorks/geeks/nerds (like myself) will enjoy this book the most. If you watch or read little to nothing that references time travel, you w...more
I el que és pitjor: rius poc.
References several science fiction movie characters, tv shows and books related to time travel in any way. Speaks very reverently of Dr. Emmett Brown and his time traveling Delorian.