From the acclaimed creator of The Information and Chaos, a thoughts-bending exploration of time travel: its subversive origins, its evolution in literature and science, and its influence on our understanding of time itself.
In the Japanese manga , Dragon Ball Z , the character Trunks travels again in time to warn the characters of their deaths soon to come back. This does not change his time line, only creates a new one during which they do not die. Soon two of the characters destroy the lab where the monster Cell is being created, stopping him from absorbing the androids, creating a 3rd time line. Later it’s revealed that Trunks is killed by Cell sooner or later, then travels to 3 years earlier than any of the occasions occurs, which creates a fourth time line. No matter what any character does in the past, their own unique time line is unchanged.… Read more