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c'mon, you swiss bastards. haven't i suffered enough?
i had my hot chocolate early today.
Is it on yet?
neither does the BBC news hag
No black holes in South London.
is spacious, leafy and not filled with smug North Londoners. Therefore, it wins.
as "devastatingly catastrophic".
I still can't play anything on the hard setting of Guitar Hero. So many dreams undreamed...
I can see a black hole out of my window!
it's not a black hole
it's some kind of shimmering anomaly
and there's something coming out of it...
it looks like that bloke from Gregory's girl and one of S Club
And end of the world that doesn't involve zombies? I'll believe it when I see it!
Dark matter stole my 'y'!
as a "societal readjustment" rather than "the end of the world".
am dissapointed. No black holes anywhere! Also a distinct lack of the dystopian ninjas-vs-zombies-filled future I was promised!
The beams won't collide this morning - they'll just circulate
The end of the world is scheduled for later this month
I've got a presentation next week as well. Is there any way to speed things up?
I suppose I'll start honing the edge of my katanas.
for any signs that they have been replaced with stranglets.
bagsie the gravity gun
and won't actually conduct 'The Experiment' for another couple of weeks, err..... grats world on surviving.
First experiments are happening within the next 6 weeks. 2009 is when they expect the first analysis of data to emerge.
The way I understood it is that the first experiments start in October (I think) but they're not going to get up to 'Big Bang' energies, and hence possible creation of mini black holes, until 2009.
They're shutting it down over the winter and restarting at full power in the spring.
The number crunching is going to start almost immediately though, thanks to the Grid. Which is almost as interesting as the LHC itself.
connecting my work computer to the Grid. There's a lot of spare computing power in this office.
But I think there'd be router/network/firewall/disciplinary issues.
What a waste of money when there are so many people starving worldwide.
- Lilith Barrett, London UK, 31/8/2008 19:36
Is there any kind of expenditure someone will not apply that argument to?
I just hope one of these scientists has got a fire extinguisher handy.
- Martin, Clacton,England, 31/8/2008 20:54
"BRIAN! IT'S A BLACK HOLE! WHERE'S THE FIRE EXTINGUISHER?!!?"