“The Ultra-Mega-Huge Proton Destroyer.”
“Yet Another Physics Experiment That Won’t Bring About the Apocalypse.”
Ah, forget it. I can’t think up a new name for the Large Hadron Collider, but maybe you can.
Britain’s Royal Society of Chemistry, perhaps jaded that their experiment didn’t involve billion-dollar holes in the ground, have decided to get in on the fun of the LHC. They want people to submit suggestions for a new name, because let’s face it: While accurate enough, “Large Hadron Collider” as a name doesn’t exactly stir the emotions.