Breaking physics: explained

A few weeks ago on campus, it was common to hear that “CERN broke physics.” Over many thousands of attempts and three years of study, scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) had routinely noticed that neutrinos fired from CERN had arrived at the Oscillation Project with Emulsion-tRacking Apparatus (OPERA) detector in northern Italy several nanoseconds faster than the speed of light.

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Contractual delay holds up Einstein Bros. construction

Olin Business School students were hoping that a full service eatery would return to Simon Hall later this month, but the University is delaying its plan to install an Einstein Bros. Bagels franchise in Simon Hall until next semester because contract negotiations took longer than the administration expected.

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