[LINK] Neutrino What is actual?: "Particles found to break speed oflight" - sharing a link

Adrian Chadd adrian at creative.net.au
Fri Sep 23 12:03:02 AEST 2011

On Fri, Sep 23, 2011, Paul Brooks wrote:

> Actually Tom, its better than that - signals via fibre have to go around 
> the curvature of the earth following the sea floor, while the neutrinos 
> can take the straight-line path directly through the rock and core.
> Thats got to be good for several tens of milliseconds.

Did Tom take into account propagation delay through fibre versus vacuum?

> The problem to solve is how to miniaturise the many tons and cubic 
> metres of neutrino detector material into a SFP form-factor, and still 
> intercept sufficient neutrinos to obtain acceptable SNR.

The invisble hand of the free economy can do that: just get it working and
let market speculators pay extremely large prices for it.


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