[ExI] did the multiverse just get thinner?

Alejandro Dubrovsky alito at organicrobot.com
Wed Aug 5 09:37:56 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-08-04 at 11:42 -0500, Damien Broderick wrote:
> Giant Particle Collider Fizzles
> <http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/04/science/space/04collide.html?ref=science>
> <The biggest, most expensive physics machine in the world is riddled 
> with thousands of bad electrical connections.
> Many of the magnets meant to whiz high-energy subatomic particles 
> around a 17-mile underground racetrack have mysteriously lost their 
> ability to operate at high energies.>
> Has anyone yet commented on the (extremely implausible) possibility 
> that the LHC *must* create a world-killing black hole--or wormhole or 
> the like--in the vast majority of adjacent or superposed worlds where 
> a series of absurd accidents and coincidences *hasn't* stopped the 
> machine from being activated? And since we're still here, it's 
> precisely because our world is one of the few with the serious 
> breakdowns... 

Yes.  Usual suspects.

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