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Shortest Abstract Ever

  1. Oct 15, 2011 #1


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    Title: Can apparent superluminal neutrino speeds be explained as a quantum weak measurement?

    Abstract: Probably not

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  3. Oct 15, 2011 #2
    Hahaha, that's awesome.
  4. Oct 15, 2011 #3
    That's brilliant! I hope it gets accepted for publication like that.
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    hahahahahaha that's epic!!!!
  7. Oct 15, 2011 #6
    epic. but "superluminal"? Yeah i get it, but it seems a bit obtuse.
  8. Oct 15, 2011 #7
    Short, yes, but I see room for improvement.
  9. Oct 15, 2011 #8
    It reminds me of an exam question that some philosophy student got full marks for ...
    Q: Define risk.
    A: this
  10. Oct 15, 2011 #9
    That's the standard adjective to use in this case. Not obtuse at all.
  11. Oct 16, 2011 #10
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  12. Oct 16, 2011 #11


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    It might very well get accepted like that. Note that the first author is Sir Michael Berry from Bristol Univerist, (of "Berry phase" fame); so it wasn't written by some unknown PhD Student.
    Berry is one of the leading experts of the world when it comes to quantum measurement theory, and the rest of the paper is quite conventionall when it comes to how it is written.
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