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Title: First Collisions At The LHC
URL: http://physics.berkeley.edu
Date: 03/30/2010
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As you may know, it was an exciting week in Switzerland as the first
high-energy collisions were achieved this week at the Large Hadron
Collider. Professor Beate Heinemann was there and said of the
event, "It was certainly the most exciting event in my career so far
although I am hoping for more exciting ones when we actually
discover new particles and new laws of Nature of course."
There were also several Berkeley grad students there for the
occasion.



Click here to watch the control room as the collisions occurred at
all 4 points of the LHC ring
.

And here's an article about the event and how this goes back to
E.O. Lawrence's cyclotron at University of California, Berkeley.