Has the LHC destroyed the Earth yet?

No, and it’s not going to, despite many such proclamations and the existence of a web site that exists to test this premise (actually, there’s more than just one). But it has produced some pretty interesting results, including what seems to be a forthcoming announcement on July 4th of the discovery of the Higgs boson particle. Continue reading

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Flashback Fallout

If you’re a Mac user, don’t freak out: yes, it’s true that nearly 600,000 Mac computers have been infected by the Flashback trojan. But the world is not ending. Yet.

Flashback's original fake "Flash" installer. Source: f-secure.com

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