Can neutrinos travel faster than light?

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Ysara
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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
Ysara
 

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Doc Al
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No, neutrinos do not travel faster than the speed of light.
 
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DennisN
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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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Ysara
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Thank you both for your replies. :)
 
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Pds3.14
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There were experiments that said they could, but these turned out to be due to errors in the experiment setup.
 
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phinds
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There were experiments that said they could, but these turned out to be due to errors in the experiment setup.

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.
 
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nick1o2
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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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