Gossip Column Update: Faster Than Light Particles Result of Loose Cable

Submitted by Julia Martin on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 4:45pm.
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Turns out Einstein was a pretty smart guy. As it turns out, the theory of relativity destroying and highly controversial discovery of particles moving faster than the speed of light was the result of a loose cable.
This also is a nice moment for all researchers that even the guys at CERN can sometimes succumb to tech failures.