Regarding travel forwards or backwards in time, outside of normal temporal constraints, and the implications and repercussions thereof.

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How does Claire travel through the standing stones in Outlander?

In Outlander the book by Diana Gabaldon, I recall (although it has been several years) Claire falling into the stones and accidentally back in time. In the new television adaptation, however, the ...
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Help ID a trapped in time comic

I'm trying to find an old comic I once read. Details:The story involves a group of scientists that are tossed back in time to the 1800's. They have no way of getting back. I think they tried to make ...
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How many alternate Star Trek timelines have been presented to us onscreen in the Franchise?

If parallel universes are included as alternate timelines, how many alternate Star Trek timelines have been presented to us onscreen in the Franchise? For the sake of clarification, Tomorrow is ...
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Looking for a book I read from mid to late 90's about humans as aliens

There were humans on Earth but these two specific humans were from another planet. They were lovers from a long time ago, possibly thousands of years ago. They would lose each other periodically and ...
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How does time travel work in Babylon 5?

I've recently watched Season 3's War Without End, Parts 1 and 2 (spoilers about that episode in this question) and while I enjoyed it, I became confused about how time travel is supposed to work in ...
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How does the Doctor keep track of his age? [duplicate]

Throughout the Dr. Who series, the doctors have claimed to be hundreds, even thousands of years old, (the tenth and eleventh both claim to be around 900, but throughout the series, eleven jumps into ...
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Old old science fiction story

I'm looking to find an old science fiction story that I read in an anthology many years ago (probably in the 60s) called 'What Time Is It?' It's about a group of high-school or college age boys that ...
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Why didn't Hermione use the Time-Turner to sleep more?

Hermione has the Time-Turner in Prisoner of Azkaban and uses it all year to take extra classes. Many times in the book she's exhausted and barely managing all of her studies. What I never understood ...
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Book where a woman with martial arts skills goes back to king Arthur's time

I'm looking for the title of a book which I read in 2001 in Australia. I had to leave it there when I returned to Germany. The story details are as follows: A young, relatively small woman is ...
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Why didn't Snape think of the Time-Turner?

During Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry and Hermione use the Time-Turner to save Buckbean and Sirius. Snape suspects Harry was involved in Sirius’s disappearance. To calm Snape, Dumbledore points out that ...
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Can you identify this time travel book series?

read a book series in 2009, can not remember the title of the book nor who wrote it. i remember it started with two males driving at night through the country, they pull over and walk into a paddock, ...
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Why didn't they use the invisibility cloak while on time travel?

In The Prisoner of Azkaban movie Harry and Hermione used Time-Turner to save Sirius. After advising them to use Time-Turner Dumbledore remind them "you must not be seen". If it was a vital law to use ...
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Book about a time-traveling dinosaur hunter

I read a book back in the late 70's and here's what I remember: There were a group of people who 'bought a tour' to time travel back to the dinosaur era. They travel on a disc shaped platform. There ...
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Fiction novel involving time traveling dinosaurs that then destroy humanity

I am trying to recall the title a fiction novel that involves a race of sentient dinosaurs that travel from the past into the future to when humanity is living underground, possibly due to apocalyptic ...
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Trying to find title of book about feline man who ride large cats

Looking for a series of books about an old man who starts out on a yacht but something happens and he wakes up in the body of a young feline-like man. He also has a telepathic link to a large cat ...
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Identify time travel story. Modern soldier goes back to days of mounted Knights with scientists

Read this sometime in the 80's(actually read it after 1999). A mission from an intricate lab (in the present(?)) back to Medieval times went awry when a soldier took back live munitions, specifically ...
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What happens if a person dies while using H.G Wells' time machine?

In the Warehouse 13 universe, Helena G.Wells' "Time Machine" works by creating a mental link to a person in the past. What would happen if the person whose body the user hijacks (for 22 hours and ...
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What is the appropiate way to use money in the past? [closed]

Assuming time travelling is possible and there are no fancy regulations, what would be the best way to take this time's money with me to buy things in some time/place in the past? I'm asking this ...
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Brother-sister pair time travel to resolve 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis

Story ID requested: There's a post-nuclear Earth c. 2060 in which the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis escalated all the way. A brother and sister are sent back to keep that from happening. They succeed, ...
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Book in which children traveled between worlds with colored rings?

I read a book at some point in school in which children travelled between worlds with colored rings, I don't know why, but I have always remembered this and am very curious as to the name of her book, ...
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Why did Hila Tacorien end up in a pocket universe?

Hila Tacorien, the human time traveler from the Doctor Who series 7 episode Hide, was trapped in a "parallel pocket universe" as a result of attempting to travel in time, and is described as a ...
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Trying to find title of book - Scifi - Wormhole with time distortion

The story was something along the lines of a wormhole was found and a "ship" or party was sent through, communication was lost a couple of weeks/months later. A second ship/party is sent and the book ...
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Has Batman ever time-traveled in any form?

Some of the main DC characters have time-traveled such as the Flash and Superman, has Batman in any serial ever traveled through time?
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How did Rita know she lost the power?

In Edge of Tomorrow, Emily Blunt's character, Rita Vrataski, had the time-resetting power previously. She details the backstory of how she gained it, and how she lost it. However, how did she know ...
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Story with a time-loop where a man sees someone who turns out to be himself

I read a short story in the late 70's or early 80's, but cannot remember the title or the author. In the story a man opens a door in either a house or room and sees someone in the distance. He goes ...
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Time travel book - Character connected with “Staten”?

This was a young adult book/s. There were a good four or five books in the series. The books are pretty short as it's easy reading. The main character is a girl. She accidentally time travels and ...
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Short Story involving Time Travel and an attempt to change Man's Nature

I want to say it was called something like 'Time Storm', but I haven't had any luck locating it. The main character was (I believe) caught up in some form of storm that somehow unseated him from ...
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YA book with a child going back in time; the title contains a date

I'm looking for a Young Adult science fiction book from in the 80's. It had a month and date in title, something like “Thursday the 5th of October”. A kid somehow goes back in time. He winds up with ...
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Searching for a short story about the crucifixion

My dad once mentioned that he had read short story that explained why there were no time travelers at Jesus' crucifixion. He said he had thought was by Orson Scott Card, but he never managed to find ...
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Book about a young girl who travels in time

This book is about a young girl who lives in a magical town near a sea or body of water where people have to go through a maze to travel to the outside world. She has an older male companion (an ...
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Name of movie involving time travel with a ruby ring?

I'm looking for the name of a movie that aired on TV I think in the early 2000's. From what I remember of the plot it involved a young woman who traveled back in time (i think to the 1800's) by a ruby ...
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Looking for YA fantasy novel involving Medieval Princess who time travels through a Lake

I think it is a YA novel, I remember reading it in middle school. I'm a bit fuzzy on the plot, but I remember a Princess jumping into a lake and time traveling to modern times. She goes to a high ...
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Time travelers meet prehistoric ancestors and discover they are being taught or herded or are the children of aliens

I'm looking for a book that I read about an inventor or professor who creates a time machine and accidentally travels back in time to pre homosapien time and discovers that we are the progeny of ...
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Please identify this time traveling story from TV Tropes

While perusing TV Tropes, I came across the following description of a story/book involving mental time travel. Unfortunately, Google provides no hits when searching for its title, so I'm guessing ...
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A human traveling back in time to when both Homo sapiens and Neanderthals were around

I read a novel once in which a human scientist travel back in time, brings a Homo sapiens or Neanderthal child back and they do experiment on the child. At some point the scientist finds it morally ...
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Time Turner paradox

Its clear from the HP books that more than one time turner existed. What would have happened (before the Order of the Phoenix) if two persons at the same time use two time turners to change the past? ...
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Looking for pre-1984 novel about two students that invent a virtual reality civilization building game

One student builds his civilization through military power, the other through advances in technology (no this isn't the Stargate Atlantis episode). At a certain point, everyone disappears. They play ...
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Comic where time-travel assassination of Hitler backfires

(Asking on behalf of an anonymous person on the internet whose mention of the comic piqued my interest -- so unfortunately, I cannot offer any more details.) [...] A comic where someone goes back ...
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Looking for a time travel book where future generation travels and conquers the past

I am looking for the title of a book which I read in the 1960's. It is about a time gate opening up form which an army from the future appears to conquer their past. They are able to do so because of ...
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Obscure fantasy movie involving flying sea-galleons and a time weapon

Been trawling the internet for hours, can't find any trace or reference of this movie. Not really sure what station I saw it on (only once), but it was probably Sci-Fi Channel (mind you, a very long ...
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Television; female time travel police officer

My friend remembers an older cop show where the lead is a woman that time travels to the current day. The only other thing he remembers is that the cop got upset when someone wanted to shake her ...
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How did Spock calculate the time travel?

In Star Trek IV Spock takes the bird of prey back in time to retrieve two whales. He does this by slingshotting the ship around the sun. It's my understanding that the Federation cannot travel in ...
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When did Kirk and Spock check the records in Assignment Earth?

In the episode, there's this great big problem about letting the agent interfere and whether that will impact Earth's history or not, and Kirk and Spock are in the dilemma of not knowing whether to ...
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Was time travel commonplace in the 23rd century?

In the TOS episode Assignment: Earth, the Enterprise is sent back to 1968 to conduct some historical research. There's not much said about whether this is unusual, and judging by the lack of talking ...
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How does the dagger work in Prince of Persia

How does the dagger work in Prince of Persia? If the holder goes to the past to change things what becomes of that time/world/characters which went through that time? Is it illusion? If it was ...
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Does anyone remember the title of a book where single-celled organisms save some astronauts?

Does anyone remember the title and/or author of a sci-fi book about single-celled organisms that ended up saving the life of some astronauts? The organisms launched a mission into space and fixed ...
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Looking for a scifi novel about a warrior that came to our time and people are sent to bring him back to protect them from some dangerous creatures

I read a book years ago about a future world in which the people were fat and lazy and had trouble with some type of dangerous creatures so they created a warrior class to fight the creatures. They ...
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In Doctor Who, The Hungry Earth, how did Amy and Rory wave to themselves?

In The Hungry Earth, where Amy, Rory and The Doctor visited a drilling site a couple on the ridge waved to them. The Doctor says that that's them 10 years in the future. But if Rory and Amy are sent ...
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Does the Terminator series put into consideration (or make use of the concept of) the Butterfly Effect?

There's a large body of works inspired by time travel and all that time-space continuum thing. But I wonder if the Terminator series ever brings up or puts into consideration the concept of the ...
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Title of film with world disasters

I saw a film about 10 years ago. It was about people that could live the biggest disasters in the world that had happened again. They could travel in time and see that disasters. There were some plane ...