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Electron No Longer a Fundamental Particle ?

Amazing news: Researchers in Switzerland have separated an Electron into two smaller quasi-particles – a “Spinon” and an “Orbiton;” meaning they have physically separated the spin and the orbit properties of an Electron. Until now, standard physics generally accepted that … Continue reading

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Must Faster-than Light Neutrinos Cause Cerenkov Radiation?

A recent criticism of the apparently Faster-than-light (FTL) Neutrinos inspiring a lot of discussion is the claim that if Neutrinos are going FTL – they must cause Cherenkov radiation. Why? That doesn’t make sense. And its never been observed so … Continue reading

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