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    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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    Well, it was nice knowing you!
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    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.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gingersnap View Post
    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.
    Sounds good. I bet I'll get the opportunity to use the following quote a few times:

    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
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    First Big Bang set for Next Week
    Eccentrica Gallumbits is coming here? :eek:
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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?
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    Well, this is the first test. I sure full power won't be for another four years.
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    I just picked up this baby, used, off craigslist. Hope there aren't any tears in it:



    See you all in the sixth dimension.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gingersnap View Post
    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.

    I'll bring extra and start and "End of the World Jukebox."


    Hey careful man! There's a beverage here!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bubba Dawg View Post
    I'll bring extra
    My first trip through a worm-hole and you're bringing PBR? Remind me to kill you as we pass Saturn.
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