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Author Topic:   Solar flares affect radiometric decay rates?
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Message 17 of 67 (677903)
11-02-2012 1:34 PM
Reply to: Message 16 by kbertsche
11-02-2012 11:49 AM


My bet is that they are not seeing true variations in the decay rate at all. I'd bet on an instrumentation problem, where the decay measurement has a slight temperature or humidity dependence, giving rise to a false annual signal.
That is certainly something that needs to be addressed before any claims are made. The recent fasther-than-light neutrino observation falls under this as well. If this is a real observation then it should be turned over to the scientific community for further scrunity, especially the error introduced by the instrumentation itself.

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