"Beak bins botanist's bid to bust boson-botherers"
Famous eccentric American botanist, lawyer and soi-disant physicist Walter L Wagner has failed in his bid to have the US courts close down the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The Hawaiian federal judges reportedly felt that the enormous 27-km proton deathrace track lay somewhat outside their jurisdiction, located as it is beneath …
If the "boson botherers" (great phrase, by the way) do manage to turn us all into strangelet soup, Hawaii is going to be about as far away as it can be from there, so will therefore be the one of the last places standing.
So at least they'll be able to point at the incoming cloud of particulate goo from all directions saying "I told you so!"
Fantastic, I shall never get over a person trying to stop a (I assume) mostly European project - In Europe - using the 'Murkin courts.
I also missread it as bovine-bothering boffins.
Somewhat less sense, but still funny in my twisted world.
Again, Mr Page, you do the world of news credit. And, cheers for keeping life enjoyable.
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