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Time, Space, God’s Omniscience, and Free Will

  • Paul J. Nahin
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Part of the Science and Fiction book series (SCIFICT)

Abstract

As you might expect, there are those who look at a question like the one above as an opportunity for some jest. One such wit answered it with “Time is just one damn thing after another,” and another (perhaps the same person) thought “Time is what keeps everything from happening at once.” Amusing, sure, but we’ll try for something just a little bit deeper than that in this chapter!

Keywords

Time Travel Time Machine White Dwarf Short Story World Line 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul J. Nahin
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical & Computer EngineeringUniversity of New HampshireDurhamUSA

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