Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 35 - Think and Discuss: 97

Answer

See below for the obstacles to "century hopping".

Work Step by Step

Obtaining and delivering the massive amount of energy required to bring a spaceship up to relativistic speeds is one obstacle. Another obstacle is having sufficient radiation shielding. This is discussed on page 674.
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