“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Hold Your Superluminal Horses

This is a fine piece of skeptical work by an astrophysicist on why there could be errors in the CERN results—which the CERN scientists themselves think is the most likely reason why neutrinos appeared to travel faster than light.

1 comment:

Scu said...

I think this xkcd comic sums up the reality http://www.xkcd.com/955/