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Offline Luvrhino

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Black Holes in 2008
« on: December 20, 2008, 02:53:19 PM »
I thought you guys would enjoy this little note from "The World This Year" in The Economist...

The first protons were circulated around the Large Hadron Collider. Designed to help physicists explain the existence of mass, some feared the experiment would create a gigantic black hole. Wall Street’s collapse just a few days after the LHC was switched on was deemed a coincidence.

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Re: Black Holes in 2008
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2008, 02:57:24 PM »
"Well, once again, my friend, we find that science is a two-headed beast. One head is nice, it gives us aspirin and other modern conveniences... But the other head of science is bad. Oh, beware the other head of science, Arthur. It bites." - The Tick