Blinding Science


Phew. We can rest easy. Turns out the world won’t be ending this year when they turn on the Large Hadron Collider in Europe later this year. Seems we won’t be sucked into a black hole. Which would indeed suck a great deal.

In related science news, good to see we’re starting to figure out what glass is. Finally. Turns out that glass is indeed female, as the French suggests – it just can’t make up it’s mind whether it’s a liquid or a solid. Or it gets stuck in traffic jams easily. Or both.