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If you want to live longer, buy a ground-floor flat, says Rory Olcayto

Last week, something truly incredible happened at CERN, the world-famous centre for nuclear research in Switzerland: very tiny objects – neutrinos – were observed to have travelled faster than the speed of light.

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