Time Travellers Aren't Using Facebook, Says Science

Given the option to travel back in time, most people generally would generally commit some combination of lottery fraud, evil dictator slaying, and otherwise trying to avoid disrupting the spacetime continuum. For the sake of science, though, two physicists are hoping that, no matter what you do, you at least find some time to tweet—so they can find you. Read More >>

Learn How to Time Travel In Just 3 Minutes

Time travel has always been the thing we associate with the future. But we keep reaching the future, only to find that time travel still eludes us. What's holding us back? Nothing, it turns out. Read More >>

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Learn More About Time Travel so You Can be Prepared for the Future

Though most of us probably think time travel only works inside a DeLorean, much smarter folks out there can explain it slightly better than Doc Brown. Like this TED-Ed animation narrated by Colin Stuart. It reveals how time travel is possible, who has time travelled the longest, the history of time travel and the hopeful future. Learn something and then maybe we'll be ready for the future. [TED-Ed] Read More >>

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10 Little Things That Would Make Time Travel Super Annoying

The first problems that come to mind when you think about time travel probably involve the fabric of the universe or the state of your own existence. But those aren't what would make time travel just plain old irritating. Glove and Boots came up with a little list, and you'll wonder how you never considered them. Maybe blowing up the universe isn't so bad. [Glove and Boots via Laughing Squid] Read More >>

Why Time Travel Is Confusing

Actually, time travel is confusing on many levels—what the hell did happen in Twelve Monkeys exactly?—but it's the simple things that can cause the biggest headaches. Especially, as the mouse-over text in XKCD points out, the countdown: "T-minus 10... 11...". [XKCD] Read More >>

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A Flow Chart Explaining All Time Travel in Movies

Ever wonder how the time travel theories in one movie line up with every other movie about time travel? Here's a pretty great flowchart that susses out exactly which type of of temporal chaos a movie wreaks. Although even with this thing, I still don't know what the heck was going on in Twelve Monkeys. [Mr. Dalliard via ILoveCharts via LaughingSquid] Read More >>

Oh Yes, an Iranian Scientist Has Invented a Time Machine (So He Says)

Ali Razeghi, an Iranian scientist who is the managing director of Iran's Centre for Strategic Inventions, has done something only the great Doc Brown has done: he's created a time machine. But unlike Doc's DeLorean, Razeghi's "The Aryayek Time Traveling Machine" can only take you to the future. What are we waiting for? Let's go! Read More >>

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How Time Travel Works in Movies

Do you know how time travel works? Unless you're some master scientist in the theories of special and general relativity and law of physics, probably not. So why not let Hollywood explain it to you. Here's how time travel works, according to the movies. Read More >>

Why Time Machines Should Only Be Operated By Historians

We've all argued over the standard old time travel paradoxes, but here's a rule we can all abide by: If you're going to kill Hitler, do it early. Besides, who do you think's easier to bump off, a bunkered dictator or a failing art student? [xkcd] Read More >>


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