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Sorry, say boffins, the LHC still hasn't sucked us into a black hole

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Re: How would we know?

@AC regarding risk analysis.

Likelihood times impact works for risks with a relatively high frequencies and relatively low impact. There are, however, some risks with a potential impact that high, say causing a few billion deaths, that taking them is simply not acceptable regardless of likelihood (other then zero).

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