LHC is go

LHC is seeing collisions ! Twitterers have been seeing this stuff all day, and Lord Drayson is awfully excited, but for the rest of you, here is a message from Edinburgh LHCb chum Franz Muheim with the key links :

Dear all,

Today at about 13:06 CEST the LHC has started colliding proton beams at 7 TeV. 🙂

This is the start of a new era in particle physics.

The webcast is ongoing at
See the press release from the CERN Director below.

Events from ATLAS and LHCb can be viewed at

A happy Edinburgh PhD graduate student in the LHCb control room




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