LHC Ignition Delayed Until August, Earth Spared Another MonthJesus Diaz7/08/08 7:15amFiled to: To Be Continuedlarge hadron colliderCERNlhcboom56EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThe scientists at CERN's Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland have decided to delay the ignition of the massive particle accelerator. The LHC countdown now shows 30 more days, so you can enjoy July to its full potential. In case you don't know what a Large Hadron Collider is, it's the thingamajig that is supposed to find the Force that binds all things or-according to some morons-was supposed to kill us all yesterday. Wait, hold on a moment here. Maybe they activated it. Maybe the first collision created a white hole that sucked the whole Universe in, and we got back in time.