Okay, what if the collider raises the ire of a carmelengo in the Vatican and then he thinks up in elaborate scheme to almost end the world then save it at the last minute in an effort to restore people's faith in faith and not science?
Fine, I'll admit it. I did a little beach reading this summer... I know. I know. It's atrocious of me to have read a Dan Brown novel. But it was summer! What the heck!
And now it is very prescient. The book is currently unavailable on Amazon even! Because the Large Hadron Collider was launched today.
"If all goes according to plan, the Large Hadron Collider, a gigantic particle accelerator underground near Geneva, could re-create the very moment 13 billion years ago when scientists believe a tremendous explosion known as the "big bang" created the universe." (from this article)