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92,772. This analysis forces one to consider situations ... where there is a net flux of lines of force, through what topologists would call ‘a handle’ of the multiply-connected space, and what physicists might perhaps be excused for more vividly terming a ‘wormhole’. John Wheeler, Annals of Physics
3,289. This is still very speculative, but the mathematics seem to indicate that as you fall through a black hole that you don’t simply die, you fall right through a wormhole, which is a gateway, a shortcut through space and time. (Black Hole & Space & Time & Wormhole) Professor Michio Kaku, interview How the Universe Works
3,292. Wormholes are formed at the centre of a black hole. They warp the fabric of Space/Time to create a tunnel connecting distant points. They might be ideal for time travel as they would offer a shortcut through Space and Time. (Black Hole & Wormhole & Space & Time & Science & Universe) Michio Kaku, Sci-Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible s1e6: How to Travel Through Time
118,751. Some now believe that at heart of a black-hole lies a tunnel through space/time: a wormhole. (Science & Space & Universe & Wormhole & Black Hole) Michio Kaku, Sci-Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible s2e8: Black Hole Odyssey
92,776. You want to stabilise the wormhole; you don’t want the wormhole to collapse. Keep the wormhole open: that requires something new called Negative Matter. Dr Michio Kaku
92,784. In 1935 Einstein came out with the first paper on wormholes ... Einstein’s equations we now know are littered with wormholes. Dr Michio Kaku
3,319. In the early 1980s there was a common misunderstanding that you might be able to travel from one place to the other in the galaxy without covering the intervening distance by plunging into a black hole. But there was something about the whole idea that made me nervous. And it was for that reason that I contacted Kip Thorne. (Black Hole & Wormhole) Professor Carl Sagan, interview Horizon: The Time Lords, BBC 1996
3,320. You can’t go into a black hole and come out somewhere else. The fundamental laws of physics forbid it. (Black Hole & Wormhole) Professor Kip Thorne, interview Horizon: The Time Lords, BBC 1996
3,357. Black holes might even be gateways to other universes. On the other side of a black hole there could even be a big bang. (Black Hole & White Hole & Wormhole & Big Bang & Universe) How the Universe Works s1e2: Black Holes
24,307. There it is, ladies and gentlemen: the first and only stable wormhole known to exist. It’s yours – for the right price. (Star Trek: The Next Generation & Wormhole) Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Price s3e8, alien woman
24,308. Something very strange is happening to this wormhole. (Star Trek & Wormhole) ibid. Data
24,546. Dax, we might have just discovered the first stable wormhole known to exist. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine & Wormhole) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Emissary II s1e2, Sisko
24,598. The wormhole was discovered by Commander Sisko and Lieutenant Dax earlier this year. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine & Wormhole) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: In the Hands of the Prophets s1e20, Keiko’s class
24,747. I wish you success in the creation of the galaxy’s first artificial wormhole. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine & Toast & Wormhole) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Rejoined s4e6, Sisko’s toast
25,090. 48579.4 The crew has been scanning constantly for anomalies that might help us shorten our journey home. Ensign Kim has reported an exciting discovery: a sub-space disturbance which may be a wormhole. (Star Trek: Voyager & Wormhole) Star Trek: Voyager: Eye of the Needle s1e7 ***** Janeway’s log
25,091. I recommend we launch a micro-probe into the wormhole. (Star Trek: Voyager & Wormhole) ibid. Tuvok on bridge
25,092. There’s somebody on the other side of the wormhole. (Star Trek: Voyager & Wormhole) ibid. Harry on bridge
25,095. The wormhole is a rift not just in space but in time. (Star Trek: Voyager & Wormhole) ibid. Tuvok
25,582. I’ve detected what appears to be a micro-wormhole ... I believe a message is being transmitted through it. On a Star Fleet emergency channel. (Star Trek: Voyager & Wormhole) Star Trek: Voyager: Pathfinder s6e10, Seven of Nine to Janeway
92,778. Wormholes. The truth is that wormholes are all around us. Only they’re too small to see. Wormholes are very tiny. They occur in nooks and crannies in Space and Time. Stephen Hawking’s Universe: Into the Universe: Time Travel: Is Time Travel Possible?
92,770. But what if our scientist uses the wormhole to shoot his earlier self? He’s now dead. Killed before he’d even finished assembling the pistol. So who fired the shot? It’s a paradox. ibid.
92,777. Feedback can destroy the sound system. I think the same thing will happen with a wormhole. Only with radiation instead of sound. As soon as the wormhole expands, natural radiation will enter it and end up in a loop. The feedback becomes so strong it destroys the wormhole. ibid.
26,750. Wormholes were dreamed up in the 1950s by a leading physicist called John Wheeler. Horizon: The Time Lords, BBC 1996
91,176. [John] Wheeler had been [Kip] Thorne’s teacher. He was also part of the first wave of research into the nature Space and Time. He thinks the space between atoms might be full of bubbles, and once in a while two bubbles get joined together to make a tunnel. (Time & Wormhole) ibid.
92,775. A tunnel through Space, a shortcut through the billions of light-years separating the furthest ends of the universe. Extreme Universe: Speeding Through Space
92,774. So you might even create a little system of wormholes – the one-day wormhole, the one-week wormhole, the one-month wormhole and the one-year wormhole. Professor Max Tegmark, theoretical physicist MIT
91,212. The wormhole is a connection between two regions of curved four-dimensional Space/Time. It has two mouths and a throat. So the time-traveller could travel through the wormhole faster than it would take for light to travel across this Time. (Time & Wormhole) Time Travel: The Truth
91,199. It may be that time travel is possible through wormholes that are natural. (Time & Wormhole) The Universe: Time Travel
91,200. What does it take to make one? The technology we need to manipulate a wormhole may seem impossibly remote. (Time & Wormhole) ibid.
89,194. In theory a wormhole has a throat connection to an entrance, and an exit called mouths which are located in different parts of space. The Universe: Cosmic Holes
92,773. But Einstein never intended his wormhole as a tool for space travel. His wormhole is a theoretical construct created at some moment in time. ibid.
89,193. Scientists began to investigate whether there might be a type of wormhole different from Einstein’s that is traversable. ibid.