The end of the world (as we know it)?

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The end of the world (as we know it)?

Post by XtracerD » Sat Sep 06, 2008 3:08 pm

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/fe ... 630897.ece

Someone has to find a link that defines black holes. I am confused :?
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Re: The end of the world (as we know it)?

Post by Holyman » Sat Sep 06, 2008 3:14 pm

oh lawd welcome to /b/ about a year ago, the blackholes will be so tiny that once the magnetic field is turned off they will dissapear, end of worries if they were the worried im sure they would of stopped it before they spent billions building the thing.
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Re: The end of the world (as we know it)?

Post by LittleMinister » Sat Sep 06, 2008 3:18 pm

ur posting alot of rubbish now days tracer :S

http://www.thesgl.com/forums/topic/163385/

have a little read on that been discussing quite a while. then see what u think
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Post by dox » Sat Sep 06, 2008 3:19 pm

Though I understand the risk to be very very small, when it comes to measuring the risk of obliterating the entire universe as we know it, I think even the smallest chance should be taken pretty seriously.

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Re: The end of the world (as we know it)?

Post by 20wattbulb » Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:06 pm

The Swiss have always been the Black sheep of Europe. Their reckless, selfish history includes such atrocities as fine chocolates, cuckcoo clocks, private "banking"* and non-membership of the EU. Obviously they're insane bastards who should sit next to Iran on the axis of evil.

Cc//twen-tee

* admittedly systematic money laundering might be considered a little naughty
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Post by Adam » Sat Sep 06, 2008 10:42 pm

LittleMinister wrote:ur posting alot of rubbish now days tracer :S

http://www.thesgl.com/forums/topic/163385/

have a little read on that been discussing quite a while. then see what u think

I could say the same about you. lol.
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Re: The end of the world (as we know it)?

Post by Pengu » Sun Sep 07, 2008 1:16 am

Nothing bad will happen. Its like a 1 in several trillion chance the scientists working on it are wrong and we will all die. At worst the solar system dies not the universe. IT WILL NOT HAPPEN THOUGH! When the A Bomb was being designed there was a chance that they thought a nuke could potentially ignite the atmosphere. That didn't happen then, and nothing bad will happen now. The energies involved in this are VERY small just used on a very small area.

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Re: The end of the world (as we know it)?

Post by ent » Sun Sep 07, 2008 2:08 am

The 5 Scientific Experiments Most Liked to End the World

I believe what the scientists say about the same kind of collisions happening all of the time in our atmosphere, but finding Strange Matter has me spooked. :o

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Re: The end of the world (as we know it)?

Post by Adam » Sun Sep 07, 2008 11:45 am

Very interesting Interactive video explaining what exactly is going to happen. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7543089.stm
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Post by XtracerD » Sun Sep 07, 2008 12:12 pm

ZeuZ wrote:Very interesting Interactive video explaining what exactly is going to happen. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7543089.stm
Very nice link.
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Re: The end of the world (as we know it)?

Post by billflu » Sun Sep 07, 2008 3:01 pm

Sounds kind of like the Trinity test.
To break the tension, Fermi began offering anyone listening a wager on "whether or not the bomb would ignite the atmosphere, and if so, whether it would merely destroy New Mexico or destroy the world." Oppenheimer himself had bet ten dollars against George Kistiakowsky's entire month's pay that the bomb would not work at all. Meanwhile, Edward Teller was making everyone nervous by applying liberal amounts of sunscreen in the pre-dawn darkness and offering to pass it around.
http://www.cfo.doe.gov/me70/manhattan/trinity.htm

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