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We had better not be mistaken. I want my damned space travel before I'm too wrinkly and old to have some sweet inter-alien lovin.

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Jiro wrote:I made some rough guesstimates about space travel through quick research into physics and our solarsystem and such. Then this new particle-faster-than-light shows up and kind of messes everything up. It's not like its been conclusive either. The bastards have ruined my sci-fi novel and not even given me space travel to make up with it.

Everything else I just make up in my head. Screw historical accuracy etc, it's all about explosions and fast women and shit.
The superluminal neutrinos were measured in error. Why? Special relativity. (The clocks were synchronised by GPS, involving three frames of reference and thereby two opportunities for special relativity to muck everything up.)
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FTL travel? Just write a throw away line about how they keep trying to figure it out but can't actually manage the task.
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sotic wrote:The superluminal neutrinos were measured in error. Why? Special relativity. (The clocks were synchronised by GPS, involving three frames of reference and thereby two opportunities for special relativity to muck everything up.)

GPS already takes special relativity into account, if they didn't our maps would drift 2km a day.

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In Jam wrote:
sotic wrote:The superluminal neutrinos were measured in error. Why? Special relativity. (The clocks were synchronised by GPS, involving three frames of reference and thereby two opportunities for special relativity to muck everything up.)

GPS already takes special relativity into account, if they didn't our maps would drift 2km a day.
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Well if a dutch scientist thinks it's right, it must be! The article doesn't mention the fact that GPS already uses special relativity.


And one more thing, the experiment was repeated for 3 years and they got the same results, but the satellites would have been in a different place so if it was to do with their movement, the neutrinos would have taken longer than the speed of light some times and shorter at others.

edit: more research shows that the clocks at OPERA and CERN were atomic clocks and have been checked with other clocks around the world. The distance is accurate and the time is accurate.

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how 'bout we all just wait for the experiment to be replicated before we say anything stupid
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how 'bout you shut your GODDAMN MOUTH and let me reiterate my opinion that whilst it is likely that they have overlooked something THIS IS NOT THE THING THEY HAVE OVERLOOKED

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I'm still puzzled by your profile picture, so lets all just agree to have unsolvable emotions
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Fairly sure they also mentioned that the neutrinos might be taking shortcuts through other dimensions and might not actually be moving faster than light. 7D space travel, anyone?
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carbonstealer wrote:I'm still puzzled by your profile picture, so lets all just agree to have unsolvable emotions
Having seen the 'original' picture, I am now convinced it is nothing phallic, and it's just someones drooly mouth.
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I sort of thought that could be a thing but i think you need to share this photo with us so we can better understand
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GUTCHUCKER wrote:Fairly sure they also mentioned that the neutrinos might be taking shortcuts through other dimensions and might not actually be moving faster than light. 7D space travel, anyone?
That is good enough for me. 7D alien lovin' is also acceptable. So long as we don't get a Star Ocean-esque swift kick to the balls. That would not be pleasant on all 7 planes.

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I saw the whole picture and it still looks like the penis. So the "artist" is probably in his teens.
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"Artist"


what's with the """"? (I have put the quotes in quotes so as not to confuse anyone)

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