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British Woman Going Back to the Future?

British Woman Going Back to the Future?
June 26
11:40 2015

Imagine the possibilities!

First, you could listen to The Beatles sing “Back in the USSR,” then you could hop in a time machine and actually go back to the USSR.

It’s all thanks – maybe? – to Anna, a British woman who claims she has invented a time machine in her garage.


Stephen Hawking

The woman, from Exminster in Devon, said she has tested her time machine on mice – but was unable to determine whether they went back in time, or forward.

In any event, Anna said she made them disappear. Coincidentally, her cat has been getting fatter.

The inability to determine of the time machine sends its passengers forward or backward through time could be a minor glitch. If you accidentally travel back in time, then just how do you get back to the future?

Of course there are other issues. What if you go back to Biblical times and find yourself staring after a great ark that has started to float after 40 days and nights of rain?

Or suppose you visit Washington D.C. on April 14, 1865, and decide to take in a play? You sneak into Ford’s Theater and find that the presidential box in empty, so you to decide to sit in the comfortable rocking chair. Sounds nice – until John Wilkes Booth walks up behind you …

The mysterious woman, known only as Anna, advertised on Gumtree, a British Craig’s List, for a companion to join her on her first voyage today. She sought someone “open-minded” and “with a sense of humor.” To sweeten the pot, Anna is willing to share fuel costs.

Anna said she received thousands of replies to her ad.

No image of said time machine was available; though it could possible resemble a DeLorean sports car.

Naysayers – like some fellow named Stephen Hawking – believe that travelling back in time is impossible.

“Stephen Hawking has suggested that any future theory of quantum gravity will probably close this possibility off, not least because the universe usually proceeds in a sane way, and time travel into the past isn’t sane,” according to Dr. Brian Cox, one of England’s leading experts in particle physics.

Cynics often point out that if time travel was really possible, we would have been visited by people from the future.

However, Albert Einstein’s laws of physics suggest that time travel is only possible into the past as far as the point when the first time machine was invented.

But what about going forward in time?

Cox detailed how time travel to the future is possible under Einstein’s general theory of relativity. Traveling hundreds, or even thousands of years into the future, could be accomplished if someone was traveling at an incredibly fast pace, close to the speed of light.

While time travel may be possible in theory, it would be a one-way trip, according to Cox.

Relating his theory to the popular British science fiction show “Doctor Who,” Cox explained that the time-traveling Doctor would need to find a wormhole in order to return to the past. The theoretical bridge, or shortcut through space-time, proposed under Einstein’s general-relativity theory has never been proven to exist.

And, even if a wormhole were discovered or created, there’s no telling whether humans could actually use it to travel through time.

Cox isn’t the only one to theorize that a wormhole could allow time-travelers to travel backward in time. Astrophysicist Eric W. Davis of the EarthTech International Institute for Advanced Studies said that a wormhole could be the best option for back-in-time travel.

But, it would “take a Herculean effort to turn a wormhole into a time machine,” Davis acknowledged.

Or, you can experience time travel today just by visiting Tuba City. Navajo and federal businesses – which recognize Daylight Savings Time – will be one hour earlier than Hopi and state business, which do not.

Eerie, huh?



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