LHC Startup

a CMS event from a the LHC startup. A proton has collided with a strip of metal inserted into the beam.

a CMS event from a the LHC startup. A proton has collided with a strip of metal inserted into the beam.

The LHC successfully started up in Geneva yesterday and as expected the world did not end. A creative film-maker did however come up with a fun little clip of the LHC being sucked into a black hole. Locally swissnex, the Swiss knowledge exchange program hosted a celebration in downtown San Francisco where particle physicists from Northern California congregated.

Wired magazine was there and you might recognize some familiar faces…

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2 Responses to “LHC Startup”

  1. James says:

    I see other commentors agreeing with your point of view. Ill remain skeptical untill I research this more in depth.

  2. Domenic says:

    I know this is really boring and you are skipping to the next comment, but I just wanted to throw you a big thanks – you cleared up some things for me!