“Crowd sourcing” to play a key role in fundamental physics experiment


Ordinary people are to be asked to make a contribution to an experiment which aims to determine key facts about the nature of the physical universe – reports the New Scientist. Particle physicists at CERN – the join European experiment famous for the Large Hadron Collider – are conducting an experiment – AEgIS – into… Read More “Crowd sourcing” to play a key role in fundamental physics experiment

Seems neutrinos do not arrive before they leave after all


It would appear, reports Science magazine, that neutrinos may not travel faster than light after all – a finding from CERN’s OPERA experiment that would mean, assuming that every other aspect of relativity was not broken, that either neutrinos arrive at a destination before they leave a source or that they cross the universe via… Read More Seems neutrinos do not arrive before they leave after all