Archives for September 22, 2011

“Nothing travels faster than light, with the possible exception of bad news, which follows its own rules.” -Douglas Adams My inbox is on fire today with messages about this story about neutrinos breaking the speed of light: What’s going on here? A group (a large group, mind you) of physicists known as the OPERA collaboration…

And the Temperature of Dark Matter is…?

“A fact never went into partnership with a miracle. Truth scorns the assistance of wonders. A fact will fit every other fact in the universe, and that is how you can tell whether it is or is not a fact. A lie will not fit anything except another lie.” -Robert Green Ingersoll One of the…