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End of the world put on hold until Spring 2009

Last week I blogged about the many problems the LHC has encountered in the few days after the scientists at CERN turned it on. Though I’m sure it was a little more complicated that just flicking a switch in the “ON” position.

There has been a transformer failure, a computer security breach and a magnet [...]

Uhh Geneva…. we have a problem.

When you spend 13 years building the most complexe piece of engineering the world has ever seen, you don’t expect to just flip a switch and everything will work perfectly. You just sure as hell hope it does.

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has been online a little more than a week now and has [...]

Nothing to see at the LHC (now)…Please move on

Well, September 10th has come and gone and we’re still alive.

Yeah, the scientists didn’t kill us.

Last Wednesday caused the most anxiety I’ve seen since the whole y2K nonsense 8 years ago.

That was the day that the LHC, which seemed to temporarily stand for Lame Hysterical Crackpots instead of the Large Hadron Collider, [...]