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Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
Hackers placed a half-scale model of the Apollo 11 “Eagle” Lunar Module on top of the Great Dome on May 17, in advance of the 40th Anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon landing.
David M. Templeton—The Tech
The Smoot 50th Anniversary Plaque is seen sitting on the vice of the Computer Numerical Controlled milling machine which worked it last Friday in the Hobby Shop in Building W31.
David M. Templeton—The Tech
The engraving of the Smoot 50th Anniversary Plaque.
Campus_Basemap_R2009—MIT Facilities
This map shows the location of the parking lot east of MIT Building E19 where Han D. Nguyen G was found. Nguyen fell from the roof late-morning Tuesday. E19 is at the corner of Main St. and Ames St.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
DURABILITY TESTING—A .22-caliber bullet fired by MIT Pistol Coach Will Hart Jr. hits the latest iPod Shuffle at the MIT Rifle Range. The strobe used to illuminate the shot was provided by Jim Bales of the Edgerton Center, who also helped set up the scene.
William Yee—The Tech
Nitish Nair G, PhD candidate for the Department of Chemical Engineering, receives his doctoral hood from department head Klavs F. Jensen at the Johnson Athletic Center midday Thursday.
Perry Hung—The Tech
Emergency personnel, including MIT Police Captain Albert F. Pierce Jr. (center, facing right), investigate the death of Han D. Nguyen G, who was found in the parking lot on the east side of Building E19 on Tuesday, June 2. A tarp wall was constructed to shield the location where Nguyen fell (behind tarp to left).
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
The busted iPod Shuffle is seen after its encounter with a .22 bullet. The ash seen in the lower part of the unit where the bullet struck is the Lithium battery.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
A dark chocolate fondue with a splash of Grand Marnier with fresh fruits and cookies for dipping.
Courtesy of Ariel Skelley
Matthew B. Crawford stands next to a 973 Ducati 750 GT in his motorcycle service shop in Richmond, VA. The portrait on the wall is of Winston Churchill.
Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
A 26 oz. T-bone steak with allium butter and fried onions is served in KO Prime style, decorated with flower petals.
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Eric D. Schmiedl—The Tech
Hackers placed a giant statue of the Greek goddess Athena in MIT’s Killian Court on May 18, the first day of final exams. The Athena statue stood atop a large pedestal and carried a shield inscribed with MIT’s “Mens et Manus” logo. Athena is the goddess of knowledge, wisdom, heroic endeavor, and strategic warfare, as well as the name of MIT’s campus-wide computing system.