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LHC Countdown Answered

They have started the final countdown for the LHC.

Some say that it will find the God particle.

Others say that it will kill us all.

I say hope for the best, but [http://instructables.com/community/Its-the-End-of-the-World-As-We-Know-It-.../ prepare for the worst.]

For more information, look at these newer posts:
More on the LHC Countdown
and End of World One Step Closer. Or Not.

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dejangex
dejangex

12 years ago

A lot of you wonder when? For latest lhc info and countdown please visit lhccountdown.info

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westfw
westfw

12 years ago

some people who are usually pretty knowlegeable about such things pointed out that even if the machine does form microscopic black holes, and even if they don't evaporate immediately, you're talking about black holes that are so small (much smaller than a proton, for instance) that they'd have a lot of trouble interacting with any normal particles anyway.

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Weissensteinburg
Weissensteinburg

12 years ago

Just in case something happens tomorrow while I'm at school...I love you all <3

Except for you Nacho...

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 12 years ago

Nothing's happening...

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Weissensteinburg
Weissensteinburg

Reply 12 years ago

The world could be enveloped by a black hole.

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 12 years ago

Not to say I told you so, but I did, you know, tell you so.

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Tetranitrate
Tetranitrate

Reply 12 years ago

Of course you do not realize it, but the universe ended already. What we are experiencing now are fleeting moments of consciousness as our whole existence disintegrates, like stars off a firework, to nothing.

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Tetranitrate
Tetranitrate

Reply 12 years ago

Sep 10, 2008. 3:46 PMTetranitratesays: Of course you do not realize it, but the universe ended already. What we are experiencing now are fleeting moments of consciousness as our whole existence disintegrates, like stars off a firework, to nothing.

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 12 years ago

No, I mean, other than your statement.

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 12 years ago

No. Not happening.

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Labot2001
Labot2001

Reply 12 years ago

I'd also like to say goodbye, in case anything happens, and I really love all of you guys, and if we die, then best of luck, especially if you're Buddhist (not sure how reincarnation would work after an apocalypse) .

And oh yeah Keith-Kid... I was the one who stole your boxers and replaced them with Godzilla underwear, not Kiteman.

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guyfrom7up
guyfrom7up

Reply 12 years ago

lol haha it happens at midnight for all you people in eastern time US!

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emuman4evr
emuman4evr

12 years ago

Well there going to smash there first particle on October 27, 2008. They just turned it on and tested to see if the beam went all away around the LHC, which it did.

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JOE1903
JOE1903

12 years ago

Does anyone know the time theyre gonna activate it (GMT)?

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CtownCreep
CtownCreep

Reply 12 years ago

It just killed us

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Weissensteinburg
Weissensteinburg

Reply 12 years ago

Tomorrow, 9AM CEST, which is GMT+2...so 7AM?

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 12 years ago

For who? CA time isn't my time...

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 12 years ago

GMT=instructables time?

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 12 years ago

Bearing in mind that most people there have never existed outside university culture, with a university sense of humour, what are the chances, just around 0700 tomorrow, of the live webcast suddenly featuring a loud claxon and a worried voice saying Oh, SH..... just as the image goes to static?

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guyfrom7up
guyfrom7up

12 years ago

I highly doubt this can do any damage it's under a vacuum!!! I wonder how long it takes to create that vacuum?

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

12 years ago

Such an awesome picture. So awesome.

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Kiteman
Kiteman

12 years ago

I HAVE DECIDED THAT I HATE THE LHC!! I have barely been able to turn around at school today without kids demanding to know if it was true that we are all about to die in a big bang when somebody switches this thing on, it was on the news, you know, so it must be true... It's harder than you'd think to un-educate children who get their high-level physics from Bruce Willis films...

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 12 years ago

Whoa! Never seen you type in all caps before...

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

12 years ago

Trend micro has blocked this site.
Reason: crime.

:(

Any alternate links?

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n8man
n8man

Reply 12 years ago

You have a new avatar!!!!!

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caitlinsdad
caitlinsdad

Reply 12 years ago

Don't fall for it...don't look at it...slowly back away from the avatar...don't aaaadmire it...don't say I didn't warn you.

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caitlinsdad
caitlinsdad

12 years ago

I dunno, but why does it look like Kiteman standing in the core of that thing or does not Kitewife know that this is built out in the garage while pretending to perfect jam jar jets?

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 12 years ago

Good grief, so it does!

Listen, if it does all go badly wrong, it wasn't me!

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Uru Wolf
Uru Wolf

12 years ago

Is there a bigger resolution image? I would love to have that shot as my wallpaper.

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Uru Wolf
Uru Wolf

Reply 12 years ago

Oh, thanks. I'm not really with it at the moment.

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Uru Wolf
Uru Wolf

Reply 12 years ago

Cool! Thanks very much Skate

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xACIDITYx
xACIDITYx

Reply 12 years ago

Not a problem.

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BkrevWlevqe
BkrevWlevqe

12 years ago

Check out my topics in music, games and science(About The Hadron Collider)!

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Sunkicked
Sunkicked

12 years ago

I think that the LHC is going to produce some fantastic info about the origins of the universe, and may even produce Higgs boson particles, but I think that the idea that it will produce "mini" black holes or somehow create a small scale Big Bang are sort of reactionary. However, if that were to happen then I definitely agree with gmoon that at least humanity will get a final answer on the whole God thing... I hope we can derive the Grand Unified Theory with the data we collect from the LHC but even if we don't, one thing will be perfectly clear: Human beings are f*&%ing awesome!

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gmoon
gmoon

12 years ago

Hmm, if it does create a blackhole and swallow the earth, then the second cosmological question answered will be on the God/No God debate... ;-)

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Keith-Kid
Keith-Kid

12 years ago

*Hums*

Hmn Hmn Hmn Hm Hmn Hmmmn Hm Hm Hm Hm. Hm hm hm hm hmmn hm hm hm hm.