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Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
Roger Moore shows Tech Executive Editor Rosa Cao G (not pictured) the Combustion Turbine Generator Set in the MIT Cogeneration Plant. The turbine is listed as capable of producing 21 megawatts, just over 1/58th of the power needed to energize a single flux capacitor.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Eric D. Schmiedl­—The Tech
Part of the MIT Cogeneration Plant's refrigeration equipment, used for supplying cold water to the MIT campus.
David Templeton—The Tech
Professor Ernest J. Moniz, co-chair of MIT's Energy Research Council, gives an overview of the Council's report at the beginning of the Energy Forum on Wednesday, May 3, 2006.
MIT's Solar Decathlon web site: http://web.mit.edu/solardecathlon/index.html
A preview of what MIT's newest house, Solar 7, will look like.
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Daniel J. Barclay '07
Ivan D. Dimitrov '10
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
The MIT Cogeneration Plant is a densely packed maze of pipes and heavy equipment.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
Moore describes the integration of the MIT Cogeneration Plant with power from NSTAR and steam service from Dalkia Steam.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
The bridge closure took place so that the film studio might film the opening scene of 21, in which the main character (Ben Campbell) rides his bicycle across the Mass. Ave bridge. Here, actor Jim Sturgess rides his bicycle back across the bridge after a take.
Eric D. Schmiedl­­—The Tech
The camera-helicopter lands on the Mass. Ave bridge during Sunday's filming. The 21 filmmakers used a helicopter-mounted camera extensively, even removing many of the lampposts on the Mass. Ave bridge so that the helicopter could fly closer to the action.
Conan L. Hom
Katherine R. Hoff '08 works out Monday at the MIT Boathouse.
Gheorghe Chistol—The Tech
Lindsay C. Todman '08 plays in defense against a Boston University ultimate player on Sunday. Playing at home on the Briggs field, MIT won the game 10-7 and placed fifth in the league, qualifying for the regional tournament.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
Manufactured traffic crosses the Mass. Ave bridge during Sunday's filming. The camera was located at the end of a long truck-mounted boom (attached to the black truck, center) so that the camera could be positioned over the water.
Eric D. Schmiedl­—The Tech
Department of Conservation and Recreation officers worked alongside the State Police and the film studio's internal security to keep passersby off the Mass. Ave bridge during Sunday's filming.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
21 director Robert Luketic stares off into space during the last part of Sunday's filming.
David He­­­—The Tech
Gardner Loulan, mtvU host, talks to the Biodiesel@MIT team on stage.
Gheorghe Chistol—The Tech
Lock Catriona MacDougall '08 (left) fights for the ball in a line-out against Brandeis with the help of props Amanda J. Maguire '09 and Sarah E. Dee '09. The Rugby in Prom Dresses game is an annual tradition at MIT. Players usually buy the dresses from Garment District or sew them.
Conan L. HoM
Warm weather over the weekend made for ideal sunset sailing conditions on the Charles River on Saturday afternoon.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
Having closed the bridge to both pedestrian and vehicular traffic, the filmmakers used hired extras and professional drivers to simulate regular traffic during filming. Here, six hired cars and a motorcycle wait on the Cambridge side of the bridge for the go-ahead from the film crew.
David He­­­—The Tech
Gardner Loulan, mtvU host, talks to the Biodiesel@MIT team on stage.
Christina Kang—The Tech
Stephanie C. Chan '09 practices with her chamber group for the Chamber Music Society outside on the Kresge lawn on Sunday, taking advantage of the amazing weather.
Ricardo Ramirez—The Tech
Last Friday several MIT Community members attended a candlelight vigil in memory of the victims of the Virginia Tech shootings. On April 16 Cho Seung-Hui killed 32 people before taking his own life in the deadliest campus shooting in U.S. history.
William Yee—The Tech
Obinna C. Anyanwu '09 leaps up in the men's triple jump event during Saturday's Coed Invitational track and field meet.