P5_1 Stargate’s Ancient Voyagers

Tom Cox, Keaton Penn Fernandez, Lara Mead, Joshua Seagrave


In the popular sci-fi series Stargate universe the season finale ends on a huge cliff-hanger, the crew aboard a ship called Destiny are left travelling to another galaxy while sleeping in cryogenic pods. In this paper we work out the time dilation between the ships crew and the crew’s family observing from earth and calculate how long their relatives would have to wait to be in the same point in time . We found the observed time to be 5.32 million years and the difference between observed time and proper time to be 2.12 million years.

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