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What is meant by "Worm Hole Theory"?

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Asked by debasish singha, 29 Aug '07 03:52 pm
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In physics, a wormhole, also known as an Einstein-Rosen bridge (and less commonly as an Einstein-Rosen-Podolsky bridge or Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen bridge), is a hypothetical topological feature of spacetime that is essentially a "shortcut" through space and time.
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Answered by Serr Elleen, 29 Aug '07 03:55 pm

 
  
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In physics, a wormhole is a hypothetical topological feature of spacetime that is essentially a 'shortcut' through space and time. A wormhole has at least two mouths which are connected to a single throat. If the wormhole is traversable, matter can 'travel' from one mouth to the other by passing through the throat. While there is no observational evidence for wormholes, spacetimes containing wormholes are known to be valid solutions in general relativity.

The term wormhole was coined by the American theoretical physicist John Wheeler in 1957. However, according to Coleman and Korte, p.199 of 'Hermann Weyl's Raum - Zeit - Materie and a General Introduction to His Scientific Work', Hermann Weyl invented the idea of wormholes in 1921 in connection with his analysis of mass in terms of electromagnetic field energy.
Answered by searchfordata, 29 Aug '07 03:55 pm

 
  
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It stater that there is a time hole in the universe in which any one enters he can travel between the time
Answered by Vibhutesh Singh, 29 Aug '07 04:54 pm

 
  
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supposedly physicists are going thru a mental turmoil of (ad)venturing into metaphysicists. they theorize that our universe contains a lot of tiny concentrated matter (akin to a black hole) which act as bridge between our space and a "supposedly" another one. the fun thing is that they say while it would take on the least, a hundred thousand year journey to the nearest such world, a worm hole would transport them to that very world in a jiffy. no time bounds. though science and scientific achievements are to be lauded and appreciated, scientists on the other hand are letting loose their pure imagination and "inventing" instead of "discovering" the cosmos.

albert einstein not only hypothesized about time but actually went on to prove that time is an imaginary element in the cosmological equations. the fact that he mentioned about space-time has been overly exploited by today's physicists.

sorry to speak right out in the face, but such theories are not accepted by many in th ...more
Answered by Balaji Iyengar, 29 Aug '07 04:05 pm

 
  
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if you want to know whole about worm holes simply click on the following link
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worm_hole
Answered by Ashish Kumar, 29 Aug '07 06:54 pm

 
  
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The theory of wormholes goes back to 1916, shortly after Einstein published his general theory, when Ludwig Flamm, an obscure Austrian physicist, looked at the simplest possible solution of Einstein's field equations, known as the Schwarzschild solution (or Schwarzschild metric). This describes the gravitational field around a spherically-symmetric non-rotating mass. If the mass is sufficiently compact, the solution describes a particular form of the phenomenon now called a black hole the Schwarzschild black hole. Flamm realized that Einstein's equations allowed a second solution, now known as a white hole, and that the two solutions, describing two different regions of (flat) spacetime were connected (mathematically) by a spacetime conduit.1 Because the theory has nothing to say about where these regions of spacetime might be in the real world, the black hole "entrance" and white hole "exit" could be in different parts of the same universe or in different universes.

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Answered by Joseph Chacko, 29 Aug '07 04:37 pm

 
  
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IT IS RELATED TO TIME TRAVEL.

A HOLE WOULD OPEN UP UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS AND OPEN A PASSAGE BETWEEN DIFFERENT PERIODS OF TIME FOR PEOPLE TO PASS THROUGH

SEE THE MOVIE "BACK TO THE FUTURE" IN THREE PARTS
Answered by Deepak Bhatia, 29 Aug '07 03:55 pm

 
  
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