Monday, January 18, 2010

PRT "Consultant" Tweets Dangerous Doomsday Urban Legend

PRT "consultant" Peter Muller, self-styled "PRT Guru" (or "Podcar Guru") and and attendee at the November 17, 2009 MNDOT Rochester PRT symposium tweeted the following Saturday:

The Large Hadron Collider could cause the end of the world! Alarming Business Week article

Telegraph UK:

Scientists working on the world's biggest machine are being besieged by phone calls and emails from people who fear the world will end next Wednesday, when the gigantic atom smasher starts up.


A girl in India has committed suicide after watching TV reports that a physics experiment could bring about the end of the world, her family says.

Sixteen-year-old Chaya poisoned herself at her home in the central city of Indore, her father, Bihari Lal, said.
He said Chaya had been worried the "world would end" when the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was switched on.

Keep it klassy and scientific, PRT Guru!

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