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Resource: Five Ways SF Writers Sidestep the Problem of Relativity

Article by James Davis Nicoll, per The article includes classic examples of each strategy.

  1. Ignore the problem
  2. Write within the limits of relativity
  3. Make the stars move instead of the people
  4. Use time dilation
  5. Increase characters’ lifespans

…and a 6th mentioned in the footnote…

6. Wormholes

Lots of options for everyone!

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