Watch protons dry with Large Hadron Collider official webcams

They're just warming up the dipole magnets, and the first major experiment (bunching thousands of protons and making them headbutt) is about to begin: be sure to watch it at the LHC's official webcams. Chances are it's just going to be like any other webcam, of course, and you'll just stare at it for 20 seconds, then get bored and go somewhere else. Webcams

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10 Responses to Watch protons dry with Large Hadron Collider official webcams

  1. liveMike says:


    My coworker is still recovering. I sent him an IM:

    “Hey, man, they’re about to start the first LHC test, check it out:”


  2. mabwiddershins says:


  3. Enochrewt says:

    Ok, that’s funny. I freaked out when the red lights came on.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Wow, that’s funny!

    Then I learned that a 16 year old girl in india committed suicide from fear – that dropped th4e amusement level pronto!

    But it’s still a work of staggering genius!

  5. belgium says:

    Well played Mr Beschizza.

    I offer in return:

  6. Jake0748 says:

    Very cute. After reading comment #1, I was afraid it was going to be a Rickroll. (This was less scary).

  7. Nick Taylor says:

    Heh, I scared the hell out of my roommate with that.

    Priceless reaction.

  8. arkizzle says:

    Eno, exactly!

  9. Schizmo says:

    Hahaha, nice one. Almost fooled me.

  10. ThinkandDrive says:

    LHC: Iz in yur Swizzerland, eatin’ yer planut core.

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