Daily Archives: September 10, 2008


The only things I really know about the Large Hadron Collider are what I read in Angles and Demons. Or was that The Da Vinci Code? Or maybe it is a different supercollider altogether. I know it’s not Fermilab. I’ve been there, and besides, my dad’s ship is helping to save the world from its radiation, but that’s another story.

Whatever — the Internet’s abuzz today with LHC references which are mainly jokes.

I didn’t understand this one from xkcd.com until I did a search on LHC and saw what was going on today in Europe.

Luckily we have a way of knowing if the world has been destroyed:

Has the Large Hadron Collider Destroyed the World Yet?

If you know how to view the source code*, do it on that page — it’s worth it.

*on windows, right click and choose view source or view page source. If you are on a Mac — you’re on your own.