The LHC, Black Holes and You

By Ethan Siegel - ScienceBlogs - Back when all the hype and hoopla concerning the LHC startup had people afraid that the Large Hadron Collider would create a black hole that would eat and destroy the Earth, I tried to quell some of these fears. At my old site, I wrote three articles explaining why the Earth was safe, and why — even if the worst-case scenario came true — we’d be completely fine. And I had forgotten about it, until last night’s Daily Show came on.

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