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March 30, 2012

Scientist Behind Earth-Shaking Neutrino Finding Resigns Due to Slowness of Subatomic Particles

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Professor Antonio Ereditato, the man who found neutrinos traveling faster than light late last year, has resigned from his job at the Gran Sasso physics laboratory in Italy. Attempts to reproduce the amazing superluminal result were not successful, and the finding was eventually blamed on a loose cable.

We were pretty excited for a minute there.

[BBC]

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