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From: Paul E. Black on 30 Mar 2010 12:31
On Tuesday 30 March 2010 05:20, Barb Knox wrote:
> In article
> Magnetic <magnetic.trap(a)yandex.ua> wrote:
>> Tomorrow, despite to our protests, CERN plans to perform the first
>> collisions of protons with the energy 3.5 TeV per proton (7 TeV per
>> I give about 50% that the dangerous microscopic object will be
>> created. It will grow, ruining the ordinary matter, and can ruin our
>> planet or a part of it. ... [PEB]
> Dude, there is absolutely no benefit in predicting the immanent end of
> the world. Either you're wrong, in which case you've made a public
> jackass of yourself, or you're right, in which case there will be no-one
> around to appreciate your brilliance. ... [PEB]
*IF* there is nothing anyone can do about it (like Trogdor coming
through a 5th dimensional wormhole on June 7th and destroying the
galaxy), I agree. If something might be done to prevent it or escape
it's consequences (global cooling), that's another matter.
Paul E. Black (p.black(a)acm.org)
From: Reinier Post on 30 Mar 2010 16:38
>Tomorrow, despite to our protests, CERN plans to perform the first
>collisions of protons with the energy 3.5 TeV per proton (7 TeV per
>I give about 50% that the dangerous microscopic object will be
"about"? Don't beat around the bush. Either it will, or it won't.
That was easy, wasn't it? That wasn't an algorithmic challenge, or was it?
Once you have such a challenge,. please do return to comp.theory.