Saturday, March 29, 2008

Don't vote for Doomsday Devices

On the other hand, I might be the person to negotiate with the strangelets:

Dr. Arkani-Hamed said concerning worries about the death of the Earth or universe, “Neither has any merit.” He pointed out that because of the dice-throwing nature of quantum physics, there was some probability of almost anything happening. There is some minuscule probability, he said, “the Large Hadron Collider might make dragons that might eat us up.”

...oops, forgot to link to the article, but I'm sure you've seen it already.


Anonymous said...

to be religious-y about it, are the tools of our salvation also the seeds of our self-destruction? oops! i was thinking about cars, the blood of iraqi children and drowning polar bears.


sarcasmus said...

we reap what we sow. and i mean the female pig. see Even Dwarves Started Small for more info.