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OPERA Error Identified?

The hunt for  the  “OPERA error” now seems all but over. The solution to the (Duhemian) problem of where to lay the “blame” for the anomalous speed of light result appears to be at hand, after some months of sleuthing.  Note how the same, remodeled, and new data are used both to identify and warrant inferences to rule out and (finally) identify sources.  Searching does not penalize in such identifications of known effects. Had they inferred the experimental malfunction(s) Ai earlier (faulty fiber-optic cables), would you accord it greater, lesser, or identical weight? Why?* Continue reading

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