Are We Alone - Time's Mysteries Part II: Warping Time
Ever since Einstein, we've known that time doesn't barrel willy-nilly into the future. Moving clocks tick at a different rates, and by riding a fast rocket, we can slow time to a crawl. Such tricks may give you a way to see the distant future, but can you go back in time?
Discover one man's quest to build a time machine. Also learn how to put the brakes on aging by getting near a black hole. Plus, does your entire life really pass before your eyes if you jump off the Brooklyn Bridge? Our perception of time.Guests:
- Roy Gould - Astrophysicist, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
- Ronald Mallett - Professor of Physics, University of Connecticut, and author of Time Traveler: A Scientist's Personal Mission to Make Time Travel a Reality
- Simon Steel - Astrophysicist, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
- David Eagleman - Neuroscientist at Baylor College of Medicine, and Director of the Laboratory for Perception and Action