Wednesday, February 22, 2012
So you folks probably aren't subscribed to this blog anymore, but I thought I should post an update on the whole faster-than-light neutrino saga just in case you were! Apparently, there seems to have been some faulty wiring (or faulty assumptions about some wiring — I can't quite tell exactly which) that would explain away the theoretically-unexpected result. Here's the news release. So Einstein's theory survives yet another assault . . . for now. Established theories certainly have some trenchant defenders.