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Faster Than Light Physics

Did a neutrino experiment from CERN go faster than light?  Get the straight answers from Science 2.0
Uncommon Descent Uncommonly Decent On Relativistic Physics But What In God’s Name

Vincent J. Torley in “Bad science by Dr. Victor Stenger, arguing in the cause of atheism” argues...

Sterile Neutrinos: Toward A Clarifying Experiment

Now that the Higgs has been found, the current hype in popular science magazines suggests that...

Opera's Final Word On Opera's Superluminal Neutrinos

A new preprint is out in the arxiv today, detailing the results of a new analysis of neutrino speeds...

ICARUS: Neutrinos Travel At Light Speed. Period.

Little less than one year ago the world of fundamental physics was shaken by the bold claim of...

No Resignation Over Faster Than Light Neutrinos In Bonobo World

In the parallel world where bonobos* developed into those that took over the earth with the help...

Superluminal Neutrinos: Opera Spokesperson Resigns

Antonio Ereditato (left), spokesperson of the Opera collaboration, announced today he stepped down...

ICARUS Refutes OPERA's Superluminal Neutrinos - AGAIN!

The ICARUS collaboration - operating a neutrino detector sitting not far from the OPERA experiment...

Opera Result Affected By Instrumental Error !

This just in: the controversial Opera result on superluminal neutrinos is affected by a previously...

A Statistical Issue In The Opera Measurement

Update: I have modified the title of this post [originally: "Opera's Statistical Booboo"] and the...

Putting My Money Where My Mouth Is

Here at Science 2.0, but also elsewhere, a tsunami of articles on the speeding neutrino issue continues...

Begging The Question On Faster Than Light Particles: Not Tachyons With Imaginary Mass

There is a widespread misconception which is repeated often these days in the aftermath of the...

OPERA Confirms Faster Than Light Neutrinos And Indicates Ultra Superluminal Small Initial Jumps

Fresh results from the OPERA collaboration once more confirm the faster than light neutrinos indicated...

OPERA Confirms: Neutrinos Travel Faster Than Light!!

UPDATE: some technical considerations on the measurement are available in a followup post I wrote...

Faster Than Light Neutrinos Succumb To Bayesian Method

In 2011, science has been confronted with several high profile awkward situations of having to...

Faster Than Light Neutrinos And Relativity II - A Million Dollar Bet

My recent article  on the relationship between Einstein's Theory of Relativity and superluminal...

A Bound On Neutrino Speeds From Nomad

The Arxiv today features a quick-and-dirty study of the occurrence of electron-positron pair signal...

Faster Than Light Neutrinos And Relativity

There is a certain amount of confusion on the relationship between Einstein's Theory of Relativity...

Einstein On Steroids: Dirac, The Higgs, And Speeding Neutrinos

So what is the deal with this 'cosmic speed limit'? Is it really unthinkable that neutrinos move...

Interpretations of the Opera Neutrino Speed Measurement

I was happy to see today a very nice piece discussing the Opera result on allegedly superluminal...

ICARUS Proves Neutrinos At Least 10 Times Faster Than Light

A study by ICARUS re-investigated their neutrino experiments based on the article by Cohen and...

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