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Large Hadron Collider fires its first proton beam, collisions to follow


Congratulations to CERN and everyone who contributed to the Large Hadron Collider project, which shot off its first beam of protons today without causing immediate space/time to be slurped like a slushee into a local black hole. It's a tremendous …

Scientists Sick of People Claiming Large Hadron Collider Will Destroy World


Professor Brian Cox of Manchester University, quoted in Britain's Daily Telegraph, says that "Anyone who thinks the Large Hadron Collider will destroy the world is a t---."

I'd hate to die when they switch it on next week without …