Is Time Travel Possible?

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Is Time Travel Possible?

Introduction
Time Travel is a concept that has fascinated me and many others throughout time, using the question of ‘Is Time Travel Possible?’ also asked by many others in the world today. I will research what time travel is, how it can be done, and if and when it could be possible to develop my understanding of the concept then state my views and opinions on time travel.

What is Time travel?
Time travel is a concept of movement between different points in time usually with a time machine. Time travel is recognised in fiction and philosophy but has limited support by theoretical physics. The concept of time travel is popular in many science fiction novels but one in particular brought time travel to the peak of public imagination, written in 1895 by H.G Wells, this novel is called The Time Machine. More recently, with advancing technology and understanding of the universe, time travel has been explored further by writers, philosophers and physicists.

Einstein 's Theory Of General Relativity and its suggested ways of time travel
The strongest Theory of time travel is Einstein’s theory of General Relativity. In 1905 Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum was independent of the motion of all the observers. This was the theory of special relativity. Einstein then spent ten years trying to include acceleration in the theory and that became the…

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