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FISCH ON PHISH—Conductor Asher Fisch checks in with Anastasio during “Water In The Sky.”
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Provost L. Rafael Reif, left, explains the process used to pre-select questions the administrators answer at Wednesday’s State of the Institute forum in Kresge Auditorium. Executive Vice President Theresa M. Stone SM ’76 is to the right.
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EPIC PROPORTIONS—Trey Anastasio performs “Time Turns Elastic” with the New York Philharmonic. The multi-part work was co-written by Don Hart.
Biyeun Buczyk—The Tech
While wearing a brassiere over his mouth, Professor of Physics Wolfgang Ketterle, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2001, gives two thumbs up to the winner of this year’s Ig Nobel Public Health Prize. The winner, Dr. Elena N. Bodnar, created a bra that can be taken off and used as a “gas mask” in the event of an emergency.
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U2 guitarist The Edge stomps his foot to the beat of “Sunday Bloody Sunday” during Sunday’s concert at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA. U2 played two nights there to sold-out crowds. The North American leg of their 360° Tour kicked off on Sept. 12 in Chicago.
Photo Illustration by Arfa N. Aijazi
Candidates for Freshmen Class Council use their pages on the Undergraduate Association website as a primary means of informing voters of their platforms.
Jessica F. Liu
Instructor Kyoko Wada teaches students how to conduct a Japanese tea ceremony at McCormick Hall on Tuesday. Lessons take place each Tuesday during the semester.
Jennifer L. Wong—The Tech
Jared Walz works on a model of a “chambered nautilus shell” with his “ancient dragon” in the foreground during a meeting of OrigaMIT, a campus origami group.
Feng Wu
José Ramos-Horta, president of East Timor and 1996 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, gave a lecture on the reestablishment of government in East Timor in 10-250 on Tuesday. His talk was part of the Legatum Lecture Series.