“The nagging feeling is that they may have already known about this error, but ignored it because of the increase in attention and funding it provided.”
“Just as it would have been unwise to jump to the conclusion that the initial results were the result of an anomaly, it would be unwise to make any assumptions now. “
“Yet, like some outsiders, string theorists labor away year after year, happily unencumbered by reality.”
” … they still blow me away and show how ordered the universe is, even down to light.”
They’re just not satisfied with a God who isn’t there. 😉
Inasmuch as the paranormal and spiritism are “personal”, possessing the characteristics of contingent personality, then it is dangerous to study them as a machine.
“Our children no longer want to become physicists and astronauts. They want to invent the next Facebook instead.”
“Although the two electrons are separated, their spins are linked through quantum entanglement.”
Yet the little devils are explicitly avoiding the Large Hadron Collider … hmmm …
In other words, its power to explain is seen as an indicator of its truth.
Glad they’re being suitably cautious; we’ll keep watching.
Nature knows the answer at the moment, and we’re trying to find out at last what it is.
“In some cases it takes months, sometimes up to a year, to verify that everyone in the collaboration is happy.”
“This effect has been precisely verified in classical experiments, but not in conjunction with quantum effects, which is the aim of the newly proposed experiment. “
“If the Cohen–Glashow effect is a valid prediction, “neutrinos are not superluminal”