Skip to comments.Fear of black hole machine triggers threats to researchers
Posted on 09/06/2008 1:07:57 PM PDT by mainestategop
Scientists preparing to fire up the world's largest atom smasher are being flooded with phone calls and emails even death threats from people worried that the Large Hadron Collider, when activated, will obliterate planet Earth.
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Shades of Dan Brown’s “Angels and Demons”
Question for the truthers...if this thing ends the world, will it also be labeled an inside job?
I sure hope John Wiley Price doesn't find out about this.
LOL! I wonder what Alex Jones would say?
If a truther gets sucked into a black hole, does he make a sound?
Just in case, can we get Congress to attend the test?
I don’t think you can intimidate these scientists. They have large hadrons after all.
September 10 huh? I think I’ll wait a week to pay those bills...
God created everything to live. "To be -- for this he created all. Death was not God's doing, he takes no pleasure in the extinction of the living. It was the devil's envy that brought death into the world." (Ws.1:12-15, 2:24).
"By the word of God the heavens were made, their whole array by the breath of his mouth...He spoke and it was created; he commanded, and there it stood." (Ps.33:6-9).
"...when he shouts, the world disintegrates." (Ps.46:6).
Perhaps the most telling of all:
""The Day of the Lord will come like a thief, and then with a roar the sky will vanish, the elements will catch fire and fall apart, the earth and all that it contains will be burnt up." (2 Peter 3:10).
That's why the bible tells you to repent and save yourself while you have time, because there will be no last minute rush.
Pure paranoia out of scientific ignorance.
It will be fine, and even possibly open doors to understanding that could revolutionize our understanding of all around us.
Proving out string theory for one.
Geez, that would be a rather unexpected and rather immediate end to life.
We wouldn’t know what hit us.
Stop worrying. There’s no such thing as a black hole of any kind or sort, artificial or otherwise.
String theory, Phah! Pure garbage.
Like global warming. Ignorant "scientists" propagating nonsense.
what he said at the convention. _______Michelle Malkin
I don’t think the world is going to end, but I don’t think that anyone can discount the possibility that there could be some serious disturbances created in the whole fabric of space/time, not to mention the possibility of dimensional rifts, gravitational anomalies, you name it.
One does not have to be a scientist to be concerned about the idea of unleashing untold amounts of raw power with a basic goal of “wanting to see what happens.”
While generally disproven, there were for a number of years theories here and there that the first atomic explosion at Alamogordo New Mexico opened up some sort of small fissure resembling a permanent ‘shadow’ at ground zero where remote instruments dropped into the opening indicated an absence of gravity, time moving backwards, and all sorts of weirdness, and that was based on the unknown after effects of a rudimentary atomic device with output measured in kilotons.
Fast forward 63 years to this far more sophisticated and more powerful experiment, and there is no telling what sort of results we may (or may not) see.
I’m not going to cancel any subscriptions or discontinue any basic services as of Wednesday but I’m going to be curious about what takes place.
Yeah, but there’s no large mountain careening towards the Earth at the momment.
Although, I suppose, if we screwed up gravity enough . . .
The nasty locusts things are particularly distirbing.
LOL. And to think, I used to laugh at stories from Kenya about people burning down some poor old woman’s house because she was a “witch” or asking African Albinos for their spit because it had healing powers.
I’ll have to keep my elitist, culturally superiod mouth shut in the future.
Can’t we just learn from the example of the “Great Gazoo”?
Im sure he and his machine would be very offended.
“Like global warming. Ignorant “scientists” propagating nonsense.”
Al Gore is no scientist that’s for sure.
People attacking the Hadron collider remind me of the people that went after the launch of space probes with nuclear material aboard them used for power in deep space.
I will never understand it.
I sure hope John Wiley Price doesn't find out about this.
I sure hope he doesn't either. You don't happen to have his e-mail addy, do you?:)
WND also reported some of those scientists are suing to delay CERN's plan to fire up the Collider on Sept. 10, hoping more safety studies will be done before unleashing the Collider's power.
Oh, great. Now I don't have to worry making out a will, or the stock market; look on the bright side, it can be nice to be doomed.:D
Does this really involve more power than a nuclear bomb?
Seriously, people have good cause to be concerned. After all, the sun is a spontaneous ball of fire that no one quite understands how it keeps fueling itself. All you can do is repeat a popular theory. Theories are not absolute truths. Little "science" is.
My wife says the same thing every time I eat Mexican food. Hasn’t happened yet, but there have been some close calls.
You risk the same effect when you point a mirror at a mirror.
Nah, but it might cause this, which may be even worse.
What's not to understand? They have a fear of "scientists" (who is really a bona fied "scientist" that understands all?) triggering a spontaneous, unstoppable nuclear chain reaction.
These "scientists" are really just physics students betting on a THEORY, but they really can't say with absolute certainty what is going to happen, if it will even work, or if it will work TOO good.
What does happen once this kind of fusion begins? can it be stopped? Nobody knows for certain.
And you know this how?
I say the fuel is constantly accumulated. The sun has a very strong gravity which attracts even the smallest atoms from the furthers reaches of this galaxy. Space isn't exactly a vacuum with nothing in it.
at least it will stop their incessant whining...
“Just in case, can we get Congress to attend the test?”
Congress is already the embodiment of a black hole.
Gee, golly, I wonder why. Maybe something allong the lines as the reason why a satellite in orbit around the earth doesn’t come crashing back.
Alpinekat is NOT worried — http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUg7AXgQwew
Maybe I should have held off on paying my bills this month. :-D /j.k.
according to scientists, what would happen is that as the truther is squeezed to death by gravitational forces, all his crackpot hypotheses leak out, forming a miniature Democratic convention, complete with network news teams, inside the black hole.
There would be no time. The signal would not even make it through the lines before it is gone.
PS. The earths orbit around the sun IS gradually decaying.
And the moon is moving away from the earth.
Didn’t they ever teach/show you in grade school science class how much iron the earths gravity attracts from space each year? I thought they made everyone go home and drag a magnet in the rain gutters for a science experiment. Guess not in your school. Budget cuts, no science classes?