Robert Sawyer’s novel FlashForward is currently being transformed into a big budget ABC TV series. Sawyer’s story follows a research team using the particle accelerator at CERN in pursuit of the elusive Higgs Boson, a theoretical subatomic particle. But instead of finding the Higgs, the consciousness of the entire human race is thrown ahead by twenty-one years.
Archive for September, 2009
The ALICE experiment at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, is the setting for a high-energy physics event that triggers world-wide havoc in the science-fiction novel Flashforward, by Robert J. Sawyer. The novel is the basis for a new ABC action-adventure series, “FlashForward,” which premiers September 24.