But if it did, the apocalypse probably went down something like this:
Fortunately, it didn't. I hope. If it's September 10th, 2008 and you're bored at work checking to see if we updated the blog (surprise! WE DID!) then - well - the hadron collider is up and running and life as we know it is still humming along. As a bonus, the above link is pretty great.
Or if you prefer your physics knowledge in rap form:
Science is all sorts of terrifying.