Looking forward to doomsday? You’ll just have to wait…

Seems things have gotten off to a rough start at CERN headquarters. In the lead-up to so-called God-particle maker, several things have gone awry; most recently, it was hijacked by hackers (see below) and now overheated magnets have delayed the groundbreaking experiments for at least two months. The culprit: “Electrical interconnection between two magnets,” according […]

Hackers break into “Big Bang” generator

Monday, 15 September 2008, 0:03 | Category : Physics, Uncategorized
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Feeling edgy that CERN’s Large Hadron Collider might swallow your precious world whole? The good news is your fear’s likely unfounded. The bad news? The operative word here is likely. Oh, and that less than an hour into the £4.4bn-project, hackers exposed its security vulnerabilities. The group – calling themselves “GST: Greek SecurityTeam” – broke […]