Watching the LHC Webcasts

So, here I am having a productive night of work, when a tweet gets caught in my filter about the CERN webcast LHC First Physics. Next thing I know, all work has stopped, and I'm closely monitoring the LHC Control Screen, watching the TeV climb... and then fall.

I am of course a fan of anything geek, so the search for exotic particles is right down my alley, but even I wasn't prepared to be so engrossed in the action unfolding real-time for my viewing pleasure. Having 2 windows open (one for the webcast, and one for the control screen) means no work being done at the moment.

Of course, I am taking a moment to blog, while the beam restarts... If I keep it short I can get back to working on the CSS for