The Tech - Online EditionMIT's oldest and largest
newspaper & the first
newspaper published
on the web
Boston Weather: 55.0°F | Overcast
Omari Stephens—The TEch
The moon passed completely into the Earth’s shadow this past Wednesday night in the last total lunar eclipse until Dec. 2010. Here, the moon re-emerges after being completely eclipsed from 10:01 to 10:51 p.m. See http://sunearth.gsfc.nasa.gov/eclipse/ for more information on lunar and solar eclipses.
ASSOCIATE NEWS EDITOR
February 22, 2008
MIT is compiling data to respond to the Senate Finance Committee’s request for information about the school’s endowment, financial aid, and tuition rates.
STAFF REPORTER
February 22, 2008
“It’s like a drug,” said Physics Professor Peter H. Fisher, referring to the 14 minutes of fame he got in a recent appearance on NBC’s Late Show with Conan O’Brien.
STAFF REPORTER
February 22, 2008
Professor of Biology Stephen P. Bell presented a motion at Wednesday afternoon’s faculty meeting that would allow graduate students to take subjects on a Pass/D/Fail basis, similar to the option currently available to junior and senior undergraduates. The motion will be discussed and voted upon at the March 19 faculty meeting.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
February 22, 2008
Stanford University on Wednesday became the latest prominent university to expand financial aid well into the middle class. It announced that students from families earning less than $100,000 a year would not be charged tuition.



Opinion