The Large Hadron Collider went online this morning, and if the critics are right, in about four years a mini black hole will swallow the Earth.
Meanwhile, Sharon, my beloved, insightfully asks a group of friends:
Has anyone here read Angels and Demons by Dan Brown? For those who’ve not had a chance (this novel preceded Da Vinci Code and is much better, BTW), it centers around antimatter and CERN and the Vatican.
So, does this mean we’ll soon have an ‘anti-Matterhorn’? If so, do you climb up or down — or sideways?
It’s precisely that perspective that makes watching sports at home so much more enjoyable than it was before we were married.