Re: The Revolution pilot is online now...
Oh, Large Hadron Collider, is there no fictional mischief you can't be blamed for?
Here's the sketch Rachel was drawing compared to the LHC:
So, the LHC or an equivalent Defense Department version is probably either the cause of or the solution to the Blackout (on a global scale - as opposed to the localized pendants).
'First Contact' is the tale of a man who just wants to cash in on his creation so he can get wasted on an island full of naked women, but his fans keep insisting that he's a saintly visionary who has profoundly altered the world. AKA - 'I Don't Want to be a Statue: The Gene Roddenberry Story.'