One of the most intriguing questions of both speculative fiction and theoretical physics is the notion of time travel. Is time travel possible? What do scientists think? The articles below include a theoretical look at the scientific underpinnings to the idea of traveling through time, a report on a physicist who is in the process of building a working time machine, and an anecdotal account of a possible meeting of present and past. Also included is a round up of time travel movies, two book reviews of time travel-related books and a short bibliography of other time travel books of interest.
Douglas Chapman examines the life and work of Dr. Ronald Mallett, a physics Professor at the University of Connecticut, who is attempting to build a machine to test his theory on how time travel could be possible.
Sherrill Roberts discusses the scientific premises that suggest that time travel may be possible, including proposed mechanisms for warping time. Enter the world of worm holes, black holes, cosmic strings, and time travel paradoxes in this referenced article.
Ken Meaux's unforgettable telling of a documented incident of possible time-slippage.
Douglas Chapman touches on some significant time travel films.
Rick Gregory reviews Visitors From Time: The Secret of the UFOs, Marc Davenport's take on ufonauts as time travellers: we have met the ETs and they are us. Gregory has a few problems with Davenport's conclusions.
Ufologist/fortean researcher Jenny Randles explores the mysteries of time in her recent book Time Travel: Fact, Fiction & Possibility Douglas Chapman's review is an extended version of the one published in Strange Magazine 14.
MORE TIME TRAVEL BOOKS. A short list of additional time travel books with a popular scientific approach for those with further interest in the subject.