ESP Biography


Major: Physics

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2024

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Past Classes

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P14262: Time Travel in Popular Media in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
Do you like crazy time travel movies? Have you ever listened to a character exposit about time travel for 10 minutes and thought "Huh I want to learn more about this"? Well then, this is the class for you. In this class, we are going to be talking about time-lines, time-loops, and paradoxes from some of our favorite stories. We'll talk about stories that make sense and stories that don't. It'll be a lot of fun! Warning: there are going to be spoilers for a lot of stuff. Here is a list of the spoiler warnings for those who care about that: Predestination, Avenger's Endgame, Terminator, Interstellar, Arrival, and Dark.

S14264: A Brief Introduction to Time Travel in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
Time travel is everywhere in popular media, but ever wondered "is this stuff real?" In this class we are going to be talking about both the classic paradoxes and physical theory. Topics include special relativity, the many-worlds theory and general relativity.