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Large Hadron Collider (LHC) first beam webcast


The European Organization of Nuclear Research (CERN) has scheduled the first beam for the LHC for September 10th.

CERN will do a live broadcast of the event which will be available on their website. The beam is scheduled for shortly after 9:00 a.m. CERN time. For physicists following along in their pajamas the webcast will start at 2:00 a.m. Central Standard Time and continue until 11:00 a.m.

Related stories on the Minnesota effort in the Large Hadron Collider
can be found at:

* Opening a new world--not ending this one Joseph Kapusta debunks LHC doomsday scenario

* Toward the Large Hadron Collider Jeremiah Mans and recent Minnesota efforts at the Compact Muon Solenoid.

* The Waiting Game Mikhail Shifman talks the hopes of theoretical physicists for the LHC.

* Quarknet at CERNA group of high school students visits the LHC thanks to a UM outreach program.

* Boson Buddies LHC and the search for the Higgs Boson.