“It’s not as if science is just a series of facts that are separate. Relativity is the basis of all of modern physics, all of particle physics, and astronomy,” Krauss said.
When a reporter suggested to Krauss that the neutrino report is like someone declaring that motherhood is bad, he said, “Actually, it’s like saying motherhood doesn’t exist.
From “Faster- than- Light Neutrino Poses the Ultimate Cosmic Brain Teaser for Physicists,” by Joel Achenbach in the Nov 15th Washington Post.
Fascinating article, but my favorite part was that the physicists respond to this news that if true will rock their world like a kid on Christmas morning. I love that as scientists they don’t look at the possibility that the basic theory underlying all that they believe is false as a setback but instead as an exciting new beginning.