Free Republic
Browse · Search
General/Chat
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Earth Is Safe: No Black Holes Spun Out of Atom Smasher, Yet
Live Science ^ | April 30, 2014 09:52am ET | Charles Q. Choi

Posted on 05/01/2014 7:37:16 AM PDT by BenLurkin

The most powerful particle accelerator in the world, the Large Hadron Collider, has not yet created any black holes as some have feared, researchers say.

Even if this atom smasher does create black holes, there is no danger of those black holes destroying Earth, added scientists of the new study published online March 5 in the journal Physical Review Letters.

(Excerpt) Read more at livescience.com ...


TOPICS: Science
KEYWORDS: atomsmasher; blackholes; playinggod; science; stringtheory

1 posted on 05/01/2014 7:37:16 AM PDT by BenLurkin
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: BenLurkin

tell that to the passengers of Malaysia Flight 370...


2 posted on 05/01/2014 7:39:58 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BenLurkin; Revolting cat!; GeronL

Does the energy used by this thing cause global warming and increased electricity consumption?


3 posted on 05/01/2014 7:41:12 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: latina4dubya

lol! Nice!


4 posted on 05/01/2014 7:41:28 AM PDT by CodeToad (Arm Up! They Are!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: BenLurkin
BLACK HOLES you say???


5 posted on 05/01/2014 7:46:02 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: a fool in paradise

probably but it also sucks down taxdollars like Michael Moore sucks down triple cheeseburgers - so it benefits politicians


6 posted on 05/01/2014 7:49:05 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

To: BenLurkin

The Ultimate Black Hole is Government Spending and IT WILL SWALLOW US WHOLE!!!!


7 posted on 05/01/2014 7:50:08 AM PDT by GraceG
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: GraceG

Yup!


8 posted on 05/01/2014 7:50:46 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 7 | View Replies]

To: BenLurkin

They don’t realize that we’ve been thrown into the evil “mirror, mirror” universe where the U.S. spies on it’s own citizens and the Russians espouse Christian values.

They played with forces they didn’t understand and now everything is backwards.


9 posted on 05/01/2014 7:52:46 AM PDT by DannyTN
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BenLurkin

They don’t realize that we’ve been thrown into the evil “mirror, mirror” universe where the U.S. spies on it’s own citizens and the Russians espouse Christian values.

They played with forces they didn’t understand and now everything is backwards.


10 posted on 05/01/2014 7:52:46 AM PDT by DannyTN
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: DannyTN

So true!


11 posted on 05/01/2014 7:53:39 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 10 | View Replies]

To: latina4dubya
tell that to the passengers of Malaysia Flight 370...


12 posted on 05/01/2014 7:54:27 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: DannyTN

I guess the goatee effect was only in Star Trek but the rest I could buy.


13 posted on 05/01/2014 7:55:25 AM PDT by wally_bert (There are no winners in a game of losers. I'm Tommy Joyce, welcome to the Oriental Lounge.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 10 | View Replies]

To: BenLurkin

We are doomed!!!!


14 posted on 05/01/2014 7:56:52 AM PDT by Shady (We will not comply. We are Free, We Are AMERICANS!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: DannyTN

Bizarro World...


15 posted on 05/01/2014 8:03:02 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 10 | View Replies]

To: MeshugeMikey

Earth is not safe until the Black Hole is out of the White House...!


16 posted on 05/01/2014 8:08:43 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 5 | View Replies]

To: BenLurkin

I think they would lie with no problem. Perhaps their brainstorm could account for recent massive tsunamis.


17 posted on 05/01/2014 8:13:06 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: GraceG

Exactly. We have our own giant black hole that will swallow America — the federal government’s unwillingness and inabilitiy to control government spending.


18 posted on 05/01/2014 8:15:26 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 7 | View Replies]

To: BenLurkin

Hate to tell you, but the dryer didn’t eat the socks...


19 posted on 05/01/2014 8:22:32 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: BenLurkin

No black holes, but they’re running around like their heads’ are on fire, chasing down all those purple dragons!


20 posted on 05/01/2014 8:24:16 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: a fool in paradise

Brilliant


21 posted on 05/01/2014 8:36:44 AM PDT by miliantnutcase
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 12 | View Replies]

To: 6SJ7; AdmSmith; AFPhys; Arkinsaw; allmost; aristotleman; autumnraine; backwoods-engineer; ...
Thanks BenLurkin.


· List topics · post a topic · subscribe · Google ·

22 posted on 05/02/2014 7:26:38 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: MeshugeMikey

Having been fully dosed by the little bastard boy Barry, we now know why Jesse wanted to cut ... to Barry.


23 posted on 05/02/2014 8:13:34 PM PDT by MHGinTN
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 5 | View Replies]

To: AngelesCrestHighway
"Earth is not safe until the Black Hole is out of the White House...!"..........< i>and stashed away In The BIG HOUSE...


24 posted on 05/03/2014 6:21:12 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 16 | View Replies]

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
General/Chat
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson