A2_6 Do not shut down the LHC!

Ryland Evill, Christopher Johnson, Samantha Rolfe, Mark Wilson


An experiment proposed by H. B. Nielson and M. Ninomiya is performed. We used a random number generator to perform their ‘card game’ proposal, which the respected duo claim should put restrictions on the functionality of the LHC or even shut down the multi-billion pound experiment in the extreme case. We found that their card game conforms to elementary probability theory and thus we conclude that the LHC should continue in its endeavour to further our understanding of some of the most fundamental aspects of nature.

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