By a water-cooler somewhere in CERN stand Dave, a boy on work experience, and his boss.
DAVE: So Boss, these fruitinis, what’s that all about?
BOSS: They’re neutrinos, Dave, and they’re pretty swift.
DAVE: How swift?
BOSS: You know how fast Tony Blair agrees to give a highly paid public speech?
DAVE: Yep, the speed of light.
BOSS: Well, these neutrinos are even quicker than that. They travelled from here to Italy in less time than it takes a Greek to dip into his overdraft.
DAVE: They didn’t go with Ryanair, then. So, how DID they do that? Read more…