Journalism

Report: Neutrinos Faster Than Light

Saturday, October 1, 2011
By Phil Elmore

Scientists working at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland, have announced they have observed neutrinos traveling at speeds faster than light. This has prompted many to debate whether the results challenge Einstein’s Theory of Relativity or simply point to a more complex, quantified model of space-time. The experiments... »

Logan/Smyth and the Mystery of the Ring Knife

Saturday, September 10, 2011
By Phil Elmore
Logan/Smyth and the Mystery of the Ring Knife

It all started when a friend of mine gave me a curious little knife he found at a flea market. Shaped like a ring, it was, he was told, a “paperboy knife,” used decades ago by newspapermen to cut the twine on bales of newspapers. A little searching on eBay revealed that knives of... »