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Four talks introduced by W. T. WILLIAMS
Professor of Botany
University of Southampton
Science fiction describes alternative worlds. These worlds are usually plausible, but many of them are impossible-either actually impossible (because the stuff of the universe does not behave that way) or logically impossible (because the concepts used involve essential contradictions). These four talks ' scrutinise some common examples.
1: Hypertravel by Guy Robinson
Lecturer in Philosophy
University of Southampton
Mr. Robinson looks into the ideas of travelling faster than light, and of travelling in time.
Alien Biology: December J


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