The £4 billion LHC is supposed to replicate conditions 13,700 million years ago when the universe kicked off with its Big Bang.
No one knows what to do if you're about to be swallowed by a black hole. The best thing may be to follow the old Cold War advice from the Home Office on what to do if a nuclear bomb is dropped in your area:
'Put brown paper over the windows and get under the kitchen table.'
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