Meine Damen und Herren, willkommen! The CMS stop button picture is two PageDown strokes away.
During the last few days, 70+ journalists who are slightly more intelligent than pinheads have asked the question whether the world will be destroyed next Wednesday when the LHC turns on.
The final countdown: 5 days to go
See also: LHC alarmists (why the worries are silly)Meanwhile, the LHC experimenters and even phenomenologists such as Frank Wilczek are bombed by death threats (more). At least they learn what it is like to be a string theorist in a world overwhelmed by aggressive imbeciles. ;-)
See also: LHC doomsday humor (spoof stories)
See also: LHC category (articles about the experiment)
See also: LHC rap (a very popular YouTube explanatory music video)
See also: Blauer Planet in grünen Fesseln (buy Václav Klaus's book)
It's time to realize that there is a problem here. Not even the CEOs of oil companies who are "frying the world" are facing such terror! :-)
You no longer have to worry about the destruction of the world by the LHC! When the destruction is imminent, someone will press the button:
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Thanks to Rae Ann! ;-)