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Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world already?

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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He has not built it obviously.

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Who?

Please tell me if the world has been destroyed already?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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chooipian and I were talking about it.

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Link please?

And is there a yes/no answer to the question?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**David****Member**- From: Bumpkinland
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Physicist at CERN are going to create a quantum sized black hole. Because they believe that Hawking Radiation is correct, if it's wrong we are all doomed.

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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http://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?id=21134

There is no definite answer.

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I am hoping that the world is still not been destroyed?

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hopefully, it will last a good deal longer.

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**David****Member**- From: Bumpkinland
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Reasons why the world will get destroyed by the LHS :

1) Uncontrollable explosion and melt down

2) Black Hole

3) Faster than light communication

4) Messing around with Higgs Boson and the other elementary particles

Please.

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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This is all pop-sci nonsense. Nothing like this will happen.

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**David****Member**- From: Bumpkinland
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Alright. Then they better explain to the public that something like that won't happen.

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I am not a big fan of CERN.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Sorry, I was talking about the whole news coverage of it being nonsense.

They can't really explain it to the public...

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**David****Member**- From: Bumpkinland
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bobbym wrote:

I am not a big fan of CERN.

Why? they gave us internet.

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I thought that was the DOD.

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**David****Member**- From: Bumpkinland
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_Berners-Lee

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I'm in support of the LHC and many of CERN's projects.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I think bobbym is wrong (an extremely rare sight!).

*Last edited by ShivamS (2014-06-27 03:44:28)*

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**David****Member**- From: Bumpkinland
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Vsauce's the internet is not the net might help :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scWj1BMRHUA

Meaningless, meaningless, Everything is meaningless! - Ecclesiastes 1:2

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Not that rare. Which point?

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I believe CERN created something called ENQUIRE in around 1989 or 1990.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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There was Arpanet before that.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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And bobbym's correct yet again.

I was talking about the World Wide Web.

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