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CATEGORY: The Nature of Time Essay Contest (2008) [back]
TOPIC: Time Traveling by Simuverses by Venerando Solis Barrado [refresh]
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Venerando Solis Barrado wrote on Nov. 17, 2008 @ 12:04 GMT
Essay Abstract

As a reader fond of the Science-Fiction histories and beginning writer in this subject matter, I’ve been often involved with the idea of time travel and how they might be focused. Usually, we try to imagine how to do these trips in the real time, be it with the help of a time machine or through a “singularity portal”. All those methods have a basic problem: they elude one or several physical laws, what leads to the appearance of paradoxes, which indicates its unfeasibility. Recently, I’ve written a tale named Simuversia where a different approach is applied: instead of trying to travel in the physical time, my characters discover how to do it “virtually” by developing a Generator of Simuverses: a computer program capable of duplicating any place of the Universe by calculating what happens there without matters how far it is, or if it is located in the past, the present or the future; even, though its location is beyond Hubble radius or the events are taking place outside of our light cone. Just, imagine!: No more time paradoxes, since everything is happening in a parallel universe; it is so comfortable and safe as a videogame; and, especially, it is usable at home, without troublesome stays in remote event horizons, waiting for the corresponding wormhole to open. In this essay, I am going to analyze what would suppose to develop this logical machine and what could be done with it. At the end, it will result on that, speaking about time travels, the virtual ones are more possible, more “real”, than the physical ones. In addition, to explain the nature of time, I apply the concept of that the matter-energy evolutions generate the space-time waves. Might this be a way towards Quantum Gravity?

Author Bio

Venerando Solís Barrado was born On May 23, 1960. He received a Technical Engineer degree in Computer Science from the E.U.I. of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, and also has a Technician degree in Electronics of Telecommunications(FPII). He has been working as programmer and analyst of mainframe and personal computers, translator of technical manuals and administrative officer of banking. Beginning writer and irregular physics student, his science fiction tale, Simuversia, resulted finalist in a fantastic literature prize in Spain. You can meet Venerando in www.sedice.com fantastic literature forums, or in the address vsolis@telecable.es.

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Venerando wrote on Nov. 20, 2008 @ 05:46 GMT
In the aim of trying to demonstrate or denying the hypothesis that I propose in the paragraph “1-The nature of time in the architecture of the universe”, the first question to solve would be if it would suppose a setback in the space-time of a system if we manage to undo a state change in it in such a way that it returns to have exactly its initial state so much materially like energetically.




Venerando wrote on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 00:05 GMT
I've found that the aproach awkwardly described in the paragraph “1-The nature of time in the architecture of the universe" is somehow similar to the Many Worlds Theory from Everett.




Venerando wrote on Nov. 25, 2008 @ 00:30 GMT
I've also found that in the Minkowski equation for space-time you subtitutes in the four term (-c^2.dt^2) with the formula E=mc^2 then you obtain as four term (-E/m.dt^2). And this may be expressing the amount of space-time expanded due to the matter-energy involved.




Venerando wrote on Nov. 28, 2008 @ 17:25 GMT
The last substitution of formulas is incorrect as such because c is a constant :(




Cristi Stoica wrote on Nov. 30, 2008 @ 21:10 GMT
Dear Venerando,

Nice ideas, good luck with the passion for Sicence-Fiction.

You may find the following books, in case you haven’t read them yet, interesting on the subject of VR time travel:

Frank J. Tipler, The Physics of Immortality

David Deutsch, The Fabric of Reality.

Best wishes,

Cristi Stoica

“Flowing with a Frozen River”,

http://fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/322




Venerando wrote on Nov. 30, 2008 @ 23:42 GMT
Thanks for your comments, Cristi.

I didn't read those books yet, but hope to do it soon.

I`ve read your essay and I have to read it again. Then I hope to leave you a coment.

Venerando.




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