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Can neutrinos travel faster than light?

  1. Sep 28, 2013 #1
    Hello everyone
    This is my first post and I am interested in the question about neutrinos... I have many questions that I would love to have answered but I'll stick to the question of whether they can travel faster than light or not... ( please bear with me as I am returning to physics after a long absence )

    Thank you
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  3. Sep 28, 2013 #2

    Doc Al

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    No, neutrinos do not travel faster than the speed of light.
  4. Sep 28, 2013 #3


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    No, they do not travel faster than the speed of light. And if you're thinking about the OPERA anomaly in 2011, the experiment results were errors due to a faulty timing system (press release here (CERN), paper here).
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  5. Sep 28, 2013 #4
    Thank you both for your replies. :)
  6. Oct 28, 2013 #5
    There were experiments that said they could, but these turned out to be due to errors in the experiment setup.
  7. Oct 28, 2013 #6


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    When responding in a thread, it's wise to read all the previous responses. You have simply said the same thing as DennisN, but not as well.
  8. Nov 7, 2013 #7
    No matter can go faster than the speed of light. But the the experiment that DennisN talked about did shock a few people :D
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