Time Travel – A BBC Horizon Video (49 mins)

BBC Horizon‘s Time Trip (originally broadcast on BBC Two, Thursday 18 December 2003 at 9pm) is a thrilling journey deep into the strangeness of cutting-edge physics – a place where beautiful, baffling ideas are sometimes indistinguishable from the utterly crazy.

On this journey, we meet a time-travelling pizza, a brilliant mathematician in a ski mask and even God. The journey ends with a strange and dark conclusion – one which calls into question our very existence.

Ever since Einstein showed it was theoretically possible, the quest to travel through time has drawn eccentric amateurs and brilliant scientists in almost equal numbers. The amateurs include Aage Nost, who demonstrates his time machine in front of the cameras. The professionals include the likes of Professor Frank Tipler of Tulane University. His time machine sounds good – but it would weigh half the mass of the galaxy.

There is, however, one way that time travel to the past could be possible…”

Watch the video here [‘Interesting Science’]

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