[Videolib] The World's First Time Machine

Chris McNevins (Chris.McNevins@uconn.edu)
Tue, 5 Dec 2006 16:19:58 -0500

FYI...video may be of interest to some....


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From: University of Connecticut Announcement List
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Subject: Special Physics Colloquium

Discovery Channel and BBC documentary:
"The World's First Time Machine"

Professor Ronald L. Mallett
Department of Physics
University of Connecticut

A special presentation of the director's cut of the acclaimed Discovery
Channel and BBC documentary "The World's First Time Machine" will be
shown. Using state-of-the-art techniques, the documentary explores the

world of time travel via Einstein's theories of relativity. Highlighted
the research of UConn professor Ronald L. Mallett. The documentary also

addresses the problems and paradoxes of time travel. A question-and-
answer period with Dr. Mallett will follow the presentation of the
documentary and book signing of his recent book "Time Traveler: A
Scientist's Personal Mission to Make Time Travel a Reality." The public

Friday, December 8, 2006
4:00 P.M.
Gant Science Complex
Room P-36

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