On this installment of Exploration, Dr. Richard Gott asks, “is time travel possible?” Then, Dr. Fulvia Melia, an authority on black holes, joins us for a discussion.
About the guests:
John Richard Gott III (born February 8, 1947 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a professor of astrophysical sciences at Princeton University. He is known for developing and advocating two cosmological theories with the flavor of science fiction: Time travel and the Doomsday argument.
Fulvio Melia (born 2 August 1956) is an Italian–Australian–American astrophysicist and author. He is Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Arizona and was an Associate Editor of The Astrophysical Journal Letters. A former Presidential Young Investigator and Sloan Research Fellow, he is the author of six books and 175 refereed articles on theoretical astrophysics.