The Tech - Online EditionMIT's oldest and largest
newspaper & the first
newspaper published
on the web
Boston Weather: 50.0°F | Light Rain and Windy
Ramya Sankar—The Tech
The Video Game Orchestra plays a Donkey Kong Country medley at The Berklee Performance Center on Thursday, March 5 in Boston. This was the first performance of its kind — an orchestra playing popular video game compositions — at the BPC.
S. Balaji Mani—The Tech
Los Angeles artist Eleni Mandell played new material from Artificial Fire at TT the Bear’s Place in Cambridge on Sunday.
Brian Hemond—The Tech
Gregory E. Chamitoff PhD ’92, who recently returned from a 179-day tour of duty aboard the International Space Station as the Flight Engineer and Science Officer for Expedition 17-18, which began June 2, 2008, stands with a miniature satellite that was developed at the MIT Space Systems Laboratory. While aboard the ISS, Chamitoff used these satellites to test hypersonic satellite motion planning algorithms he developed for his PhD thesis. Chamitoff gave a lecture on Tuesday at the Space Systems Laboratory.
Courtesy of NASA
Astronaut Gregory E. Chamitoff PhD ’92 poses with a picture of MIT’s Aeronautics and Astronautics Department aboard the International Space Station during his time in orbit last year.
Clay Enos—Warner Bros. Pictures
Malin Akerman as Silk Spectre II in Warner Bros. Pictures’ action-adventure film Watchmen.
Chelsea Grimm—The Tech
(left to right) Zachary D. Tribbett ’12, Kellas R. Cameron ’10, and Jessica I. Wooton ’12 portray Pericles, Simonedes, and Thaisa, respectively, in the dress rehearsal of MIT Shakespeare Ensemble’s presentation of Pericles, playing this weekend and next in La Sala de Puerto Rico in the Stratton Student Center.
Perry Hung—The Tech
Institute Professor and Associate Provost for Faculty Equity Barbara H. Liskov of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department won the 2009 Association for Computing Machinery’s A.M. Turing Award, one of the highest honors in computer science, for her work on the theory of programming languages and system design. Liskov was the first woman to earn a computer science PhD in the U.S.
Seth A. Villarreal—The Tech
Kirsten S. Hessler ’12 (right) lunges against an opponent in an attempt to score in Epee at Sunday’s NCAA Northeast Regional event held at the Johnson Indoor Track.
Chelsea Grimm—The Tech
Kellas R. Cameron ’10 brandishes a dagger as the character Leonine in the dress rehearsal of MIT Shakespeare Ensemble’s presentation of Pericles, playing this weekend and next in La Sala de Puerto Rico in the Stratton Student Center.
Chelsea Grimm—The Tech
Grace M. Kane ’11 (right) and Angelina Del Balzo portray a Bawd and Boult, respectively, in the dress rehearsal of MIT Shakespeare Ensemble’s presentation of Pericles, playing this weekend and next in la Sala de Puerto Rico in the Stratton Student Center.
Diane Rak—The Tech
World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma discusses the topic of imagination with a group of Burchard Scholars after last Sunday afternoon’s performance of the Silk Wind Ensemble held at Symphony Hall in Boston.