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 :
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