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Calculating the solar efficiency of Superman

Superman's solar power actually contravenes the laws of physics, according to a team of students at the University of Leicester.

By August 3, 2014


CERN confirms speedy neutrinos follow laws of physics after all

A CERN particle that was originally thought to have traveled faster than the speed of light was measured using faulty equipment.

By June 8, 2012


Lego Ghostbusters celebrates spook-tacular 30th anniversary

Lego is turning an incredible fan-built Ghostbusters set into reality for the film's spook-tacular 30th anniversary.

By January 30, 2014


Correction: Not so fast, neutrinos. CERN says light's speedier still

This story initially had an incorrect reference in the caption of the main image. It is neutrinos, not neutrons.

By March 16, 2012


Not so fast, neutrinos. CERN says light's speedier still

Physics laws appear to be holding up fine with a second experiment showing CERN's neutrinos traveling more sedately than in last year's surprising finding.

By March 16, 2012


Bad data connection could explain too-fast neutrinos

A fiber-optic link malfunction might have caused neutrinos to appear to travel faster than the speed of light--but another effect could have made them seem even faster.

By February 23, 2012


Reclocked CERN neutrinos still break the speed limit

A first round of error checking has shown subatomic particles still travel faster than the speed of light, but physicists want more confirmation before drawing any conclusions.

By November 18, 2011


Physics shocker! Neutrinos clocked faster than light

Tiny subatomic particles are challenging Einstein's decades-old conclusion that nothing can travel faster than light. Next up: intense scrutiny of the finding.

By September 23, 2011


CNET UK Podcast 276: Phone fiesta

Time to get excited about the brand new phones that'll rock our world this year, from Android to Windows Phone and everything in between.

By February 24, 2012


QNX demos mobile app platform in cloud-connected Porsche

The Porsche Carrera pulls booth babe duty, showing off the QNX CAR 2 mobile app platform at CES.

By January 9, 2012