March 16, 2012

Sorry, Neutrinos Aren't Faster than Light

Geoff Brumfiel, Nature News

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Neutrinos obey nature's speed limit, according to new results from an Italian experiment. The finding, posted to the preprint server, contradicts a rival claim that neutrinos could travel faster than the speed of light.

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Why Is There Something Instead of Nothing?
Natalie Wolchover, Quanta
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