+Dean Budd Researchers at CERN have found out that a bad fibre-optics link between a GPS unit and a computer was causing the 60-nanosecond timing discrepancy that was driving everyone mad. Once they realised this, the cable was tightened and the difference was gone.

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We know that Einstein always has the last laugh, but this is hilarious: the faster-than-light particles that could have wrecked Einstein's relativity …

7 Thoughts on “+Dean Budd Researchers at CERN have found out that a bad fibre-optics link between…

  1. LOL!
    Call Centre Employee : "Have you tried stretching the cable?"

  2. LOL!
    Call Centre Employee : "Have you tried stretching the cable?"

  3. More's the pity. I was so looking forward to a bit of interstellar travel via my neutrino powered teleporter. :-)

  4. More's the pity. I was so looking forward to a bit of interstellar travel via my neutrino powered teleporter. :-)

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