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Is the LHC a Doomsday Machine?

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Science  05 Sep 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5894, pp. 1291
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5894.1291

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As the Large Hadron Collider prepares to carry its first beam next week, a handful of physicists and others have proposed an array of dangerous entities that could be created in the minuscule fireball of a particle collision--and some have even filed injunctions attempting to stop the machine from being switched on.