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#1 First Big Bang set for Next Week09-18-2008, 05:15 PM
One of the first images taken with CMS, one of the detectors, after a beam of particles was smashed into a tungsten block
Yep. The Super Collider that was tested a few weeks back - you know, the one that was HACKED due to security problems this week - is set to have it's first big bang next week.
Excellent move forward for science?
Extremely stupid move for humanity and our world?
Only time will tell ... unless time itself is ripped apart and a major tear in time/space sends us all into another dimension or another reality.
(wonder if that reality would be better than this one? :D )
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09-18-2008, 05:19 PM
Well, it was nice knowing you!"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin
"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants, it is the creed of slaves." -William Pitt
09-18-2008, 05:33 PM
We'll start the usual End Of The World As We Know It thread in the Lounge next week. Be sure to bring the good beer this time.
09-18-2008, 05:54 PM
The priests of the different religious sects dread the advance of science as witches do the approach of daylight, and scowl on the fatal harbinger announcing the subdivision of the duperies on which they live.--Thomas Jefferson
SonnabendGuest09-18-2008, 06:01 PMFirst Big Bang set for Next Week
09-18-2008, 06:05 PM
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Now, they were supposed to wait until 2012 to be in sinc with the Mayan calendar. Don't those damned scientists know anything?
09-18-2008, 07:37 PM
Well, this is the first test. I sure full power won't be for another four years.
09-18-2008, 07:44 PM
I just picked up this baby, used, off craigslist. Hope there aren't any tears in it:
See you all in the sixth dimension.Be Not Afraid.
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- In my own private Alamo on The Mountain in Georgia
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