Thursday, 29 September 2011

The phantom of the....

...yes, that. The arXiv is flooded with papers about sterile neutrinos (did they pass through South Korea? Zinnnnnger!) going faster than light, or not, or clocks not being synchronised properly or yawn.

I love it. A hundred peope jumping onto a bandwagon. If opera's results hold up/fall down then maybe one of them will have found a good explanation/good explanation. Hello TopCite. On the other hand, even if it ultiamtely all fades away, those papers will gather citations at a pleasing pace while the hullabaloo continues. We like citations.

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