Posted by: Alexandre Borovik | November 23, 2011

The shortest ever abstract of a research paper?


Title: Can apparent superluminal neutrino speeds be explained as a quantum weak measurement?

Authors: M V Berry, N Brunner, S Popescu & P Shukla

Published: November 11 2011, J.Phys.A 44 492001

Abstract: Probably not.


  1. Alas, not the winner:

  2. Oh yes, as one should expect, the shortest abstract is “No”

  3. Arguably, “No” isn’t shortest either.

    That was 1974, and the study was replicated in 2007:

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