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Neutrino fields get Jim’s boxer shorts in a twist

Jim Al-Khalili’s defence of his extreme scepticism of faster-than-light neutrinos departs from the fundamental standpoint of Faraday, Maxwell and (early) Einstein that space-filling fields are physical, as the formulation of Steven Weinberg, Logunov etc. of a real energy tensor for … Continue reading

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‘The Big Questions’ – do physicists agree?

Colin Blakemore says (Radio 4 interview by Jim Al-Khalili, 8 Nov.) that physicists agree on the ‘big questions’, while neuroscientists don’t – not even agree that the origin of consciousness is a big question. Do physicists really agree?? Eg. do we … Continue reading

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