Screen capture of a of proton-proton collision event in the CMS detector at a centre of mass energy of 2.36 TeV under "quiet beam" condition. 16 December 2009. Image credit: CERN. -- Click image to enlarge.
"The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has a real chance over the next two years of discovering supersymmetric particles, possibly elucidating the nature of the dark matter that accounts for about a quarter of the mass and energy of the Universe.
"At the more exotic end of the potential discovery spectrum, LHC experiments will be sensitive to new massive particles that could herald the presence of extra dimensions." -- Rolf Heuer, Director General, CERN
Read more at CERN: On the threshold of new territory
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Captain Kirk: Scotty... we need full power!
Scotty: I can't change the laws of physics, Captain!
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Single-handedly defying the laws of physics, a man in his high-rise New York apartment tries to pull up his jeans, only to find he's also pulling up the city below him, including an attractive woman in a phone box, through his floorboards. Wanting to get to know her better, he pulls up his jeans in one decisive move, destroying his apartment, but leaving him to walk into the night with his new friend.
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[Perhaps the universe is preventing man from unveiling its secrets...]