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Old 10-30-2019, 09:26 PM
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site fairly good one for fewer pop-ups etc.

Other teams will have to duplicate this but if true dispels a part of Einstein's theory. he got busy with other stuff i.e. relativity, the bomb...

read it; easy read; good article.

time travel here we come!
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Light would have covered the distance in around 2.4 thousandths of a second, but the neutrinos took 60 nanoseconds - or 60 billionths of a second - less than light beams would have taken.

"It is a tiny difference," said Ereditato, who also works at Berne University in Switzerland, "but conceptually it is incredibly important. The finding is so startling that, for the moment, everybody should be very prudent."
So the scientist keeps his head and says we shouldn't jump the gun here...
...as the headline reads, "CERN scientists 'break the speed of light'"...

How friggin' "prudent" is it to make a declaration that hasn't even been peer reviewed yet?!?!?!
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Somehow I couldn't place the speed of light at exactly 186,000 miles per second.


Time travel?

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Default Re: CERN scientists 'break the speed of light'

So, now it's a faulty wire that caused a booboo in the measurement of the speed of light?

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/sci...ulty-wire.html --from saltwn's post above
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So, now it's a faulty wire that caused a booboo in the measurement of the speed of light?

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/sci...ulty-wire.html --from saltwn's post above
I, now, have a new favorite scientist...

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Prof Jim Al-Khalili, the University of Surrey, who threatened to eat his boxer shorts if the original OPERA result was proved right...
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What a horrible website. This was from 2011 and the update was from 2012. But at the top of the page it said Friday 25 October 2019. But when I went back to it again it said Saturday 26 October 2019.

Just stay off the site all together. It's awful.
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What a horrible website. This was from 2011 and the update was from 2012. But at the top of the page it said Friday 25 October 2019. But when I went back to it again it said Saturday 26 October 2019.

Just stay off the site all together. It's awful.
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Default Re: CERN scientists 'break the speed of light'

whale poop
that sucks
ty for the find

came across this though
pretty interesting

This Is How Physicists Trick Particles Into Going Faster Than Light
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