LHC Shutdown over fears of mini-white holes.

  • #1
gabbagabbahey
Homework Helper
Gold Member
5,002
6
I was checking the news this morning when I happened upon this shocking story:

In a surprise move, the Large Hadron Collider was shut down indefinitely Thursday morning, over fears raised about possible miniature white holes. Previous concerns in the general public about miniature black holes were dismissed by the scientific community, but now a renowned scientist has raised alarm bells over the formation of miniature white holes, the theoretical opposite to the more familiar black hole.
http://ste5ens.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/april-fool-illus.jpg
 
Last edited by a moderator:

Answers and Replies

  • #2
18
9
Good one. :p
 
  • #3
24
0
I was totally freaking out for a second.
 
  • #4
379
1
I love it, thank you.:!!)
 
  • #5
Pengwuino
Gold Member
4,989
16
Thank God this wasn't an actual april fools by a major news organization with an article and everything because I can guarantee a huge portion of the population would believe it!
 
  • #7
37
2
Thank God this wasn't an actual april fools by a major news organization with an article and everything because I can guarantee a huge portion of the population would believe it!
Hahahahaha imagine that?
 
  • #8
19
1
@zomgwtf hahaha true that!

@everyone College humor did an In-n-out joke saying that they were coming to new york, and I think the NYT did an article on it being for real.
 
  • #9
Mentallic
Homework Helper
3,798
94
Now I have to google white hole :biggrin:
 
  • #10
gabbagabbahey
Homework Helper
Gold Member
5,002
6
Now I have to google white hole :biggrin:
The concept is best explained in a Red Dwarf episode:smile: Much more reliable than Google.
 

Related Threads on LHC Shutdown over fears of mini-white holes.

  • Last Post
Replies
2
Views
9K
  • Last Post
Replies
19
Views
4K
  • Last Post
Replies
4
Views
2K
  • Last Post
Replies
4
Views
4K
Replies
1
Views
1K
  • Last Post
Replies
4
Views
2K
Replies
1
Views
2K
Replies
12
Views
2K
Replies
15
Views
3K
  • Last Post
Replies
4
Views
1K
Top