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In fiction, wormholes have also served as a method for time travel. These Euclidean wormholes are of interest mainly to the particle physicists quantum field theorists. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Lorentzian Wormholes Thermodynamics

And just as there are two separate interior regions of the maximally extended spacetime, there are also two separate exterior regions, sometimes called two different “universes”, with the second universe allowing us to extrapolate some possible particle trajectories in the two interior regions.

Visser shows that by pushing established physical theories to their limits, it is possible to deduce the physical properties of such exotica as wormholes and time travel. The possibility of communication between parallel universes has been dubbed interuniversal travel.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. He offers this response: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. It is also known as the Einstein-Rosen bridge or Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen bridge after the people who theorized about the concept.


Retrieved December 2, Lorenrzian this case, a wormhole would appear as a hole in that surface, lead into a 3D tube the inside surface of a cylinderthen re-emerge at another location on the 2D surface with a hole similar to the entrance. Have fun with this book! According to current theories on the nature of wormholes, construction of a traversable wormhole would wor,holes the existence of a substance with negative energy, often referred to as ” exotic matter “.

And there may be deep issues of principle preventing us from collecting a lot of negative energy in one place.

Some are easy the author labels them as suchsome are hard, some are “tedious. The first wormhole-like solutions were found by studying the mathematical solution for black holes.

As the wormhole neck is of finite size, we would not expect caustics to develop, at least within the vicinity of the neck. Drawing on pivotal work by Einstein, Wheeler, Morris, Thorne, Hawking, and others, Matt Visser charts the development and current state of Lorentzian wormhole physics. The book is a six-part construction: For this reason, the type of traversable wormhole they proposed, held open by a spherical shell of exotic matterwas from to referred to in the literature as a Wormholss wormhole.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. At present, space-time wormholes are only theoretical constructs derived from general relativity; there is no experimental evidence for their existence.


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They found that if a wormhole is static and unchanging in time, then it must contain “exotic” matter. The author switches to more modern developments in part 3, with the idea of a traversable wormhole due to M.

One person found this helpful. American theoretical physicist John Archibald Wheeler inspired by Weyl’s work [4] coined the term “wormhole” in a paper co-authored by Charles Misner: Theories of wormhole metrics describe the spacetime geometry of a wormhole and serve as theoretical models for time travel.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The author is convincing in his efforts, via his thorough analysis of causality conditions in spacetime, and the explicit constructions of simple time machines, which in the author’s words are a consequence of general relativity being “infested” with geometries that wormholea them. Let us read what Matt Visser has to say: Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

A possible resolution to the wormhooles resulting from wormhole-enabled time travel rests on the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.