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The Man Who Stuck His Head In A Particle Accelerator [Feb. 21st, 2011|01:03 pm]
Warren Ellis

The story of the man who stuck his head into an operating particle accelerator. Fascinating.

As he was leaning over the piece of equipment he stuck his head through the part of the accelerator that the proton beam was running through. Supposedly, he saw a flash that was “brighter than a thousand suns” at this point. Interestingly, he did not feel any pain when this happened.

Despite the beam going through his brain, his intellectual capacity remained the same as before…

Yes. I would imagine so.

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[User Picture]From: nebris
2011-02-21 08:23 pm (UTC)

his intellectual capacity remained the same as before…

*snicker*
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[User Picture]From: djinnthespazz
2011-02-21 09:35 pm (UTC)
"Yes. I would imagine so."

Heeee...
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[User Picture]From: matociquala
2011-02-22 03:31 am (UTC)
Sucks to go through that and not develop a superpower or six.
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