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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    Little fixes to SR and QFT can’t account for gravity either. If (big if) neutrinos can travel FTL, then they probably weren’t boosted there by EM force alone. When we integrate Friedmann’s equation with cold dark matter and dark energy, using the standard LCDM model, we get a space with a radius...
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    All velocity measurements are ultimately coordinate system dependent, and that includes those of light. Nevertheless, we aren't talking here about the velocity of light per se; we are talking about the velocities of neutrinos, electrons, and positrons. Specifically, we are talking about the...
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    The Cohen-Glashow paper predicts that electron-positron pairs will be produced if and when a neutrino exceeds the maximum attainable velocity of the electrons and/or positrons. Their analysis does not depend on the interaction of neutrinos with a medium, or on the speed of light in the medium...
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    The Cohen-Glashow paper, in view of the ICARUS results, implies that, should the FTL neutrino results be confirmed, then electrons and/or positrons would have to be capable of FTL travel as well.
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    SR, LET, FTL & Causality Violation

    The CMB frame is an interesting landmark, but the CMB photons are not randomly distributed photons. They represent the temperature of a surface that is visible from every direction; a spherical surface (of last scattering). Every enclosed room has a similar field of photons that can be measured...
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    SR, LET, FTL & Causality Violation

    If you were at rest in the center of any black spherical shell of reasonably uniform temperature, you could measure a spectrum for the blackbody radiation that would be originating from any point on the inside surface of the shell and there would be no Doppler anisotropy regardless of what...
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    SR, LET, FTL & Causality Violation

    stglyde, You can't properly apply LET to the CMB any more than someone else could properly apply the standard formulation of SR to a simple problem involving gravity here on earth. GR is the proper tool for dealing with gravity and the CMB, and GR lets you choose any coordinate system that...
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    SR, LET, FTL & Causality Violation

    LET is exactly the same physical theory as is the standard formulation of SR, but it uses a different coordinate system. Both LET and SR are similarly limited to application within small space-time regions. If the OP really does, as you say, "believes in a single 'absolute' LET rest...
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    SR, LET, FTL & Causality Violation

    The comoving frame in which all observers see a homogeneous and isotropic universe could also be considered as such a universal landmark frame. So, which one is "the aether" frame? Neither one really, but in the transition to GR some of the sterile concepts of SR get relaxed.
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    SR, LET, FTL & Causality Violation

    LETists don't have any better telescopes than do the SRists. Both would have to look into a GRists telescope if they wanted to understand things like the CMB for example. You need to use GR if you want to understand the CMB. The CMB is not "the aether". The CMB is a field of photons that were...
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    Some details about how the OPERA team synchronized their clocks is given on the first half of page 9 of the paper. I am not otherwise familiar with this particuar method that they used to synchronize their clocks. Einstein's clock synchronization procedure involves an exchange of signals at...
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    Although it would be nice to be able to send a laser beam along the neutrino path between CERN and Gran Sasso, this is not necessary. By accurately measuring the distance between the two points, and by synchronizing the clocks properly, then the speed of light in vacuum between the two points...
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    No. It right, then it would be something new, but nobody knows for sure whether the result is right or wrong. It will have to stand up to the test of time before anyone can know that.
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    They measure this distance constantly. You should look at the paper (start with Fig. 7).
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    To demonstrate the difference between c as an untestable definition (postulate), and 'the speed of light' as an actual measurement.
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    They don't. That is why the constancy of c is a postulate within the standard formulation of Special Relativity. That helps to prevent the people at OPERA from biasing their analysis (blind/double-blind study). Time and money only helps when it is applied intelligently.
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    We define the one-way speed of light in vacuum to be c as a step along the way in constructing inertial frames, but that is an entirely untestable hypothesis within the framework of Special Relativity. That is why the constancy of c has to be a postulate within the standard formulation of...
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    Each relevant event is time-stamped using a clock that is located nearby, and the travel time for each neutrino depends on how the clocks at each end of the experiment are synchronized. Yes, but they don't need to know this right away. In fact, the time-stamps from CERN are not immediately made...
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    It is not possible to actually measure the one-way speed of light in any way that is consistent with Special Relativity. Neither is it possible to "calculate what it should be". What actually happens is that the one-way speed of light is assumed to be c, and a coordinate system (an inertial...
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    The idea is that if neutrinos can move faster than the maximum attainable velocity of electrons (and positrons), then neutrinos should rapidly decay into electron-positron pairs when they exceed the ultimate speed limit for electrons and/or positrons. For example: if neutrinos can move...
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    These twenty neutrinos that were individually detected showed a fairly wide variation over their various measured times-of-flight. It would be interesting to see these individual time-of-flight measurements plotted against each respective particle's energy since the potential for an...
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    I don't think so, but I haven't looked at the thread "Neutrino Oscillations for Dummies" (yet). The energy spectrum that you posted is what seems (to me) to imply, in view of Cohen & Glashow's paper, that the maximum attainable velocity of electrons must be close to that of the muon neutrinos...
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    The common view GPS method of clock synchronization isn't the same thing as slow clock transport, but we know that slow clock transport is fully equivalent to Einstein clock syncrhonization using two-way light pulses. So, when you can't send two-way light pulses directly between two points, such...
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    According to http://news.sciencemag.org/scienceinsider/2011/10/faster-than-light-result-to-be.html?ref=hp" [Broken] article, new experiments will be conducted soon with a proton pulse width of 1 to 2ns, and an interval between pulses of 500ns. That will allow for about 2million pulses per...
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    CERN team claims measurement of neutrino speed >c

    http://physicsforme.wordpress.com/2011/10/19/neutrino-watch-speed-claim-baffles-cern-theoryfest/" [Broken] article seems to confirm what I said before about the Cohen-Glashow/ICARUS hypothesis: "...neutrinos can’t travel faster than light unless electrons do too...". But, why must super-luminal...
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    Could GR generalized to non-integer dimension?

    You can complexify dimensions in GR so that the real parts of each dimension are fractional.
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    Nanorex mechanical design software

    This device, for example, is a http://nanoengineer-1.com/content/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=45&Itemid=55" [Broken] which can be reversed to operate as a compressed neon-powered motor...
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    Ether and how it was disproved.

    In GR, physics is modeled with tensor equations. We don't need a different "GLET" because the tensor equations of LET are known to be valid (e.g., they are the same as those given by the standard formulation of SR in at least one inertial frame). I don't know what thread you are referring to...
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    Ether and how it was disproved.

    LET and the standard formulation of SR are not different physical theories. They are the SAME physical theory cast in different coordinate systems. LET does not have any physically "weird and inconsistent properties" that are not also shared by the standard formulation of SR. LET is just as...
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    True Time and True c

    Yes, except that when we generate an expansion history it is well defined almost all the way down to t=0 (the SLS is at around t=370,000 years). Yes, but how we parameterize the Friedmann equations in order to generate an expansion history that is consistent with visual appearances today, an SLS...
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