Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Higgs Boson - Universe Killer

Yep, you read correctly,  under the right, or wrong in this case, conditions, the elusive Higgs boson particle could destroy the entire universe!

Under what circumstances you ask?  

If the particle becomes unstable (at energy levels of 100 billion giga-electronvolts or higher) it could trigger a vacuum bubble that would expand at the speed of light, eventually collapsing all space and time.

You wouldn't even know it was coming if the event happened on Earth, because it would propagate around the globe faster that the blink of a eye. 

This is all speculation from Stephen Hawking's in his upcoming book Starmus,

Read the complete Engadget article HERE

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