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Watch live: the 2012 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate chaired by Neil deGrasse Tyson (update)

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This year's Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate takes on the question of neutrinos, and whether the particles can travel faster than the speed of light.

2012 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate
2012 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate

The revelation that neutrinos may be able to move faster than the speed of light rocked the scientific community — until it was discovered that may not have been the case after all. This year's Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate takes on this very question itself. The debate will be hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium (and upcoming On The Verge guest), and will feature top minds from UCLA, CERN, Boston University, and several others. It's happening right now, so hurry over to the American Museum of Natural History's site to see the debate unfold.

Update: They've finished up for the night! We'll add video of the event as soon as it is available.

Update 2: The American Museum of Natural History has now posted video of the event. If you'd like to watch the debate for yourself, you can find it here.