On the existence of “time machines” in general relativity

Philosophy of Science 76 (5):1020-1026 (2009)
Within the context of general relativity, we consider one definition of a “time machine” proposed by Earman, Smeenk, and Wüthrich. They conjecture that, under their definition, the class of time machine spacetimes is not empty. Here, we prove this conjecture. †To contact the author, please write to: Department of Philosophy, University of Washington, Box 353350, Seattle, WA 98195‐3350; e‐mail: manchak@uw.edu.
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John Byron Manchak (2014). Time Machines. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 48:124-127.

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