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John Miller

Studio 360 commissioned the author Lydia Millet to write a short story inspired by the LHC's "grand opening." What happens if the worst happens? Millet's acclaimed 2005 novel Oh Pure and Radiant Heart was about the physicists who created the atom bomb. Actor Martha Plimpton (nominated for a Tony for her role in "Top Girls" on Broadway) reads "Telford." And Janna Levin considers if the LHC will create a black hole.

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