Big news from CERN: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/22/science-light-idUSL5E7KM4...
If this is repeatable, what does it do to the Standard Model?
This is a great announcement and challenge put out by Cern. It is nice to see so many people, even those not normally interested, getting excited about science.
The track record of OPERA-like experiments has many scientists doubting that the result will hold up to further scrutiny. As Martin Robbins at the Guardian points out, one theoritical physicist has promised to eat his boxer shorts on live TV if the results turn out to be true.