Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Big Big Bang Day

They Did It: A group of (not so) mad scientists in Switzerland switched on the Large Hadron Collider and "the first beam ... was successfully steered around the full 27 kilometres of the world’s most powerful particle accelerator at 10h28 this morning."

In my limited understanding, this means the cumulation of 15-20 yr.s of scientific preparation, the completion of Newton's original journey into the field of gravity, the equivalent in physics of man walking on the moon in astronomy, and, well, the possibility of a man-made and controlled black hole.

But don't take it from me, watch this highly informative dharma initiativerap video:

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