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…