Rotating cylinders and the possibility of global causality violation

@article{Tipler1974RotatingCA,
  title={Rotating cylinders and the possibility of global causality violation},
  author={Frank J. Tipler},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  year={1974},
  volume={9},
  pages={2203-2206}
}
  • F. Tipler
  • Published 1974
  • Physics
  • Physical Review D
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