The Theory and Practice of Time Travel

  • Author Larry Niven
  • Narrator Bronson Pinchot
  • Publisher Blackstone Publishing
  • Run Time 28 minutes
  • Format Audio
  • Genre Science fiction.

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What to expect

This nonfiction essay, first published in Vertex in April 1973, discusses the grandfather paradox and the many uses, implications, and limits of teleportation, from personal transportation to interstellar travel.

Critics Review

  • “Niven is a galaxy-class storyteller.”

    Time magazine, praise for the author
  • “Niven…lifts readers far from the conventional world—and does it with dash.”

    Los Angeles Times, praise for the author

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