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#1 2014-06-27 02:47:57

Agnishom
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Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world already?


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
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#2 2014-06-27 02:49:44

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

He has not built it obviously.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#3 2014-06-27 02:51:42

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

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'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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#4 2014-06-27 02:52:13

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

chooipian and I were talking about it.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#5 2014-06-27 03:01:48

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

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'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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#6 2014-06-27 03:04:34

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

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.


Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
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#7 2014-06-27 03:04:40

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#8 2014-06-27 03:16:54

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

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


'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'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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#9 2014-06-27 03:18:12

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

Hopefully, it will last a good deal longer.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#10 2014-06-27 03:22:19

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

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.


Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
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#11 2014-06-27 03:23:23

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

This is all pop-sci nonsense. Nothing like this will happen.

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#12 2014-06-27 03:25:05

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

Alright. Then they better explain to the public that something like that won't happen.


Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
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#13 2014-06-27 03:28:57

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

I am not a big fan of CERN.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#14 2014-06-27 03:29:37

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

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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#15 2014-06-27 03:31:44

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

bobbym wrote:

I am not a big fan of CERN.

Why? sad they gave us internet.


Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
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#16 2014-06-27 03:33:56

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

I thought that was the DOD.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#17 2014-06-27 03:34:54

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_Berners-Lee


Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
John 4:7

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#18 2014-06-27 03:36:43

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

I'm in support of the LHC and many of CERN's projects.

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#19 2014-06-27 03:41:00

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#20 2014-06-27 03:43:29

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

I think bobbym is wrong (an extremely rare sight!).

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

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#21 2014-06-27 03:46:40

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

Vsauce's the internet is not the net might help :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scWj1BMRHUA


Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
John 4:7

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#22 2014-06-27 03:46:54

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

Not that rare. Which point?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#23 2014-06-27 03:48:05

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

I believe CERN created something called ENQUIRE in around 1989 or 1990.

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#24 2014-06-27 03:48:40

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

There was Arpanet before that.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#25 2014-06-27 03:50:11

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Re: Has the large hadron collider destroyed the world?

And bobbym's correct yet again.

I was talking about the World Wide Web.

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