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beyond the onion [Sep. 5th, 2008|05:17 pm]
8 or so bees in my bonnet
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don't worry!
their enormous supercollider almost certainly isn't going to create a black hole that will devour the earth!

all they're after is the trace of a higgs boson. which will complete their elegant collection of fundamental particles.
but just how will they change the outcome of their experiment by observing it?





because all standard particles are made from multidimensional string apparently.
and just what is that made of?
it makes douglas adams infinite improbilility field, seem more and more likely:

'...we are currently cruising at a probilility of 2^279460347 to 1 and
falling...'

it certainly is an exciting time for particle physicists.
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