# How much time?

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How far in to the future or past can we envisage going? It is impossible to contemplate travelling say a million years in to the future. We have no knowledge whatsoever of existence that far ahead in time. We would be going in ''blindfolded'' as it were to somewhere or something we cannot prepare for as the uncertainty is so great. It would be the same scenario travelling a million miles in to the past.

The concept of time travel would heavily involve coordination, we would need to set a complex set of coordinates to time travel so that we arrive in exactly the right time and place we have planned. Surely the mathematics would be less complex to work out if you were travelling to a date nearer the present, trying to coordinate a vast journey of a million years ahead would be so open to miscalculation that a time traveller could possibly end up in limbo, lost in an unknown time or place and unable to return to the present.

I think that if the secret of time travel is unlocked it will involve very small steps, a few seconds in to the past or future, then as knowledge and skills are gained by experts the distance in time will gradually increase.

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How far in to the future or past can we envisage going? It is impossible to contemplate travelling say a million years in to the future. We have no knowledge whatsoever of existence that far ahead in time. We would be going in ''blindfolded'' as it were to somewhere or something we cannot prepare for as the uncertainty is so great. It would be the same scenario travelling a million miles in to the past.The concept of time travel would heavily involve coordination, we would need to set a complex set of coordinates to time travel so that we arrive in exactly the right time and place we have planned. Surely the mathematics would be less complex to work out if you were travelling to a date nearer the present, trying to coordinate a vast journey of a million years ahead would be so open to miscalculation that a time traveller could possibly end up in limbo, lost in an unknown time or place and unable to return to the present.

I think that if the secret of time travel is unlocked it will involve very small steps, a few seconds in to the past or future, then as knowledge and skills are gained by experts the distance in time will gradually increase.

As it's been said before here in the forums, I do believe time travel is impossible.

However, for the sake of imagination and entertainment, I would say that the farther you travel in time, the more "fuel" you need. I think it would be possible to go a million years in the future or past, only if you had enough of the right source of energy. I think it works the same way as this phrase: "is it possible to travel 1 million kilometers?"

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I think it would be possible to go a million years in the future or past,

Pinterest runs to a huge junkpile, grabbing a giant fiberglassed arm, that use to point to a hamburger joint pointing it at Nicholas."Shakes head in agreement, very strongly.

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Pinterest runs to a huge junkpile, grabbing a giant fiberglassed arm, that use to point to a hamburger joint pointing it at Nicholas."Shakes head in agreement, very strongly.

Very creative imagery

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Very creative imagery

But he just can't get my name right! :mad: