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Sunday, March 30, 2008

 

Botanist sues to stop CERN hurling Earth into parallel universe

‘A lawsuit has been filed in Hawaii in an attempt to hold up the start of operations by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) atom-smasher on the French-Swiss border.

A colourful American botanist, teacher, former biologist and sometime physicist says (in outline) that the LHC may rip a hole in the fabric of the space-time continuum and so destroy the Earth. He wants the US government to act now and delay the LHC’s startup while a new safety review is carried out. [..]

Firstly Wagner is concerned that careless atom boffins might slip up and create a miniature black hole. This would then suck in surrounding mass, gaining unstoppably in size and power in a runaway process until it had engulfed the entire Earth and packed it down inside its swelling, unescapable event horizon.’




One Response to “Botanist sues to stop CERN hurling Earth into parallel universe”

  1. David Says:

    it would be ultra-cool if someone could find the public filings in this case, Complaint, etc. and post copies here. Tx D

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