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We've gone Back to the Future

Updated Monday 19th October 2015

If Marty McFly travelled to our 2015, what would he think? Is time travel even possible?

DeLorean time machine replica interior, Back to the Future Creative commons image Icon Mooshuu [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Flickr Creative Commons under Creative-Commons license

21 October 2015 marks the day in Marty McFly's future which he travelled to in Back to the Future II. The trilogy of films, first released 30 years ago in 1985, are some of science fiction's most loved time travel stories. But is time travel possible? And is the future everything it's cracked up to be?

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