Physics Van 3-site Navigational Menu

Physics Van Navigational Menu

Q & A: neutrinos faster than light?

Learn more physics!

Most recent answer: 02/01/2016
Q:
nothing travels fater than the light is the theory.but recently it is said by robert ehrlich that neutrinos travel faster than light.but then is it possible? you said that if any thing travels faster than light it will observe effect before the cause,. so how the neutrinos behave or what would i observe if i were a neutrino?
- ashish deokar (age 17)
pune city, INDIA
A:

Neutrinos are just ordinary particles, with some rest mass. The results about faster-than-light transmission were wrong:

http://van.physics.illinois.edu/QA/listing.php?id=17825.

Mike W.


(published on 02/01/2016)

Follow-up on this answer.