“Time Travel” in Godel Spacetime: Why It Doesn’t Pay to Work Out All the Kinks

Abstract

Here we provide a proof that there exist closed timelike curves in Gödel spacetime with total acceleration less than 2π(9 + 6√3)^1/2. This answers a question posed by David Malament.

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Jb Manchak
University of California, Irvine

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