“Don’t be too proud of this technological terror you’ve constructed. The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the Force.” -Darth Vader
Supervillains always disappoint me. With ambitions like murdering a single human, destroying a city, or endangering all life on the planet, they’re always thinking small. Where are the great, ambitious evildoers — real or mythological — seeking to destroy everything in all of existence?
Recently, Stephen Hawking came out and proposed the following scenario: that the Higgs field exists in a metastable state, which might decay into a more stable one, destroying the Universe along with it. But is this at all probable, and if so, is there anything we can do about it?
Find out the truth behind the claims, along with a real way that we could, in a deliberate and controlled fashion, destroy the Universe ourselves should we choose to do so!