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23 September 2011

Astrophysicist Brian Cox Comments On Neutrino Mystery

In case you missed it- this is on the Beeb this evening. Click the image for the audio from BBC Radio 6.    

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Happy Equinox!

The autumnal equinox was at 09:05 GMT this morning which is 4:05 AM USA Central Daylight time. I thought it would be fun to show the 18Z Meteosat image of the Earth from the Solstice on 21 June and compare it with today’s at the same moment. June 21:   and today   We meteorologists have another way of knowing it is fall. Just look at the sunset spikes on …

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Neutrinos Travelling Faster Than Light??

Adrian Cho has a story on Science NOW about the scientists at OPERA in Italy asking for some help. OPERA is studying neutrinos released from CERN and they keep coming up with a result that shows the neutrinos are traveling faster than light! Cho rightly points out that this would be the greatest discovery in physics for a half century, but I think it would rank higher than that. This …

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The Aurora Australis from the ISS

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