AUTHOR’S COMMENTARY: I never thought I would say this but in this author’s opinion, Congress actually did something right! This little bit of history about CERN I did not know about. Did any of you? The uncertainty and all the serious concerns (no pun intended) surrounding CERN now a days is on a high level and rightly so. CERN is attempting to play God and the consequences could be severe.
To give a perspective of how large of an area this project was take a look at this and click the picture to a larger view.
HOW BIG ARE THE TEXAS CERN TUNNELS YOU ASK?
DID YOU KNOW?
TOM HANKS WAS GOING TO POSSIBLY HIT THE SWITCH AT CERN IN 2009
Hanks (left), here with co-star Zurer (centre) and director Howard (right), says he would be happy to switch the LHC back on.