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Time Machine

The backup application that comes with the Leopard version of Mac OS X. Time Machine backs up files that have changed to either an internal drive, external hard drive or to another computer in the network running Leopard. It can also send backups to Time Capsule, a network-attached storage (NAS) and wireless router from Apple. See Time Capsule.
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That same year saw the publication of The First Men in the Moon and that came six years after The Time Machine, telling of the machine invented by an English scientist living in Surrey that enabled him to travel forward in time to 802,701 AD.
In The Time Machine, Wells's time traveller has reason to believe the human race, in 802,701, has evolved into two species determined by class.
One of the things about The Time Machine is it's about so many different things," said Prof James.
However, building a TARDIS time machine requires something called exotic matter.
There are, as far as I can tell, no time machines in the New Testament (though one could argue, I suppose, that the appearance of Moses and Elijah at the Transfiguration involves visitors from another time) and no opportunity to change the past.
Wells penned his classic Time Machine, recounting the adventures of an anonymous inventor who journeys far into the future, and soon thereafter Mark Twain wrote of a napping New England mechanic who woke to find himself A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.
Now, physicist Amos Ori of the Technion Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa has come up with a potentially more practical time machine design.
Most of us would like to know if classical general relativity -- that is, ignoring quantum effects -- is capable of avoiding time machines.
If it contained, in effect, built-in time machines, one could immediately label Gott's solution nonphysical.
Assuming that our universe didn't have a time machine to begin with, we wanted to know: Can we build one?
Farhi and his colleagues demonstrated that an open universe, which would continue expanding forever, would never contain sufficient mass to build such a time machine.
If a wormhole's two mouths initially happen to lie close together, then the wormhole can be turned into a kind of time machine.