Description: I will discuss the possibility, feasibility, and possible consequences of faster-than-light travel and time-travel within the context of established science, that is, general relativity and quantum field theory. The colloquium will be based on https://scipost.org/SciPostPhysLectNotes.10 but at a simplified level, suitable for all undergraduate students.
Speaker: Dr. Barak Shoshany
Institution: Perimeter Institute
Host: Dr. Catharine Kallin