Guess I won't need to pay the electric bill after all

Published on September 9 2008

Will the Large Hadron Collider save the world, or destroy it? As the atom-smasher at Europe's CERN research center is readied for its official startup on Wednesday, researchers might wish that the general public was captivated by the quest for the Higgs boson, the search for supersymmetric particles and even the evidence for extra dimensions. But if the feedback so far is any guide, the real headline-grabber is the claim that the world's most powerful particle-smasher could create microscopic black holes that some fear would gobble up the planet.
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I'd recommend you go ahead and pay that electric bill. Besides, if we do get sucked into a micro black hole and end up in another dimension, the electric company will still find a way to send you your bill...