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  • Thomas R. Karlo--The Tech
    An MIT player shoots during the men's hockey game against the University of Pennsylvania last Tuesday. MIT dominated the game, winning 9-2.

  • Thomas R. Karlo--The Tech
    Students traveling down the Infinite Corridor Monday morning could pick up a bite to eat at the Biohazard Cafe, set up in Lobby 10. The passersby could sample such delights as MITochondria ("Fresh from the cells!") and Lab Mice on Rice.


  • Karsten Ulland '94, one of the course's organizers, helps out a student in lab.

  • Helen Lin--The Tech
    Students complete their registration Monday morning in DuPont Gymnasium.

  • Sharon N. Young Pong--The Tech
    A robot extends its arm in an attempt to grab the j-device during the final round of this year's 6.270 Lego Robot Design Competition, held Thursday evening in 26-100

  • Thomas R. Karlo--The Tech
    MIT players spent much of the game crowding the opposing goalie (left) and celebrating (right) during last Tuesday's romp over the University of Pennsylvania men's hockey team.


  • "The Violator" lies on the floor after jumping off the edge of the table.


  • Between rounds, robots were impounded on tables to protect them and to prevent modification.


  • Students spent the month before the competition building their robots. These two students are adding final elements to their machine the day before the competition.


  • Eng Khor '95, Tim Kwan '95, and Weihaw Chuang '95 celebrate after winning the competition. Their team was the first composed of seniors to ever with the competition.


  • This year's competition saw many collisions between competing robots. These two robots became entangled during the finals last Thursday night.


  • As the competition progressed, anxiety increased. Christine Su '97, Sunnia Lin '97, and Lily Wong '97 watch their robot "Dumbo" during the final round of competition.


  • Judges watch "Nerdkit" and "Fluffy," two of the last three robots left in the final round of the tournament.
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