Faculty Mentor

Dr. Jason Haraldsen, Associate Professor

Faculty Mentor Department



There are three methods that can possibly detect wormholes: Negative Temperature, Hawking/ Phantom Radiation, and iron emission lines. This paper discusses whether or not any of these three methods are useful ways to detect wormholes with today’s technology and if so, which one is the best and which is the worst. As it turns out, all of these methods have their flaws and impracticalities. After looking through all the evidence and comparing it to what capabilities we have currently, there is clearly a best and worst method. The best method to detect possible wormhole candidates is through the detection of radiation using indirect methods. Indirect detection of radiation is by far the most practical with the least amount of disadvantages. The worst detection method is through the detection of negative temperature as it has many impractical needs to work.