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linear hadron collider

Are we still here?

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 - 8:27am

For months an online debate has raged about whether the new Linear Hadron Collider in Switzerland would create black holes that could "destroy the earth."

Well, the LHC is now online, and apparently, it has not destroyed the earth. Either that, or we're living in an episode of Lost.