Yesterday the 10th of September 2008 thus the CERN LHC had its start-up and the first beam(s) were successfully circulating. As I’m part of the ATLAS project this summer I was in the “first-row”when the first beams were injected. We watched the transmission from the CCC, inside CERN, in the main auditorium.
This video captured the vibes within the CERN crowd quite well:
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