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Anna L. Tang appeared at a hearing in Middlesex Superior Court on December 30. Tang was recently found not guilty (by reason of mental illness) of stabbing Wolfe B. Styke ‘10 in October 2007.
Sam Range—The Tech
The wreckage of the 2010 Baker House Piano Drop is displayed at the MIT Museum as a part of the MIT 150 exhibit.
Sam range—The Tech
A scale model of the MIT Media Lab’s CityCar is displayed at the MIT 150 exhibit at the MIT Museum.
Sam Range—The Tech
Deborah Douglas, curator of Science and Technology at the MIT Museum, places a model biplane atop the force balance from MIT’s first wind tunnel.
Sam Range—The Tech
A glass of Intel’s first commercially available chip, the Intel 4004, sits on display at the MIT Museum. Intel was co-founded by Robert Noyce, MIT PhD and inventor of the integrated circuit.
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Colin Firth and Helena Bonham Carter make an unlikely pair in The King’s Speech.
Sam Range—The Tech
Members of the Media Lab CityCar project lift a scale prototype of their electric vehicle onto a display at the MIT Museum. The museum is featuring a year-long exhibit for MIT’s 150th anniversary, highlighting 150 objects from the Institute’s history.
SAM Range—The Tech
The “Minsky Arm,” developed by MIT AI Laboratory co-founder Marvin Minsky, rests in a display case at the MIT 150 exhibit at the MIT Museum.
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John A. Hawkinson—The Tech
A camera atop Building 54 looks toward the Harvard Bridge. According to Thomas W. Komola, manager of the Security and Emergency Management Office, the camera (and its counterpart, pointed towards the river in front of Back Bay) provide wide views of the bridge and the Charles River in case of public safety incidents, though they have so far not seen use. The video feed is reportedly only accessible from SEMO, and the cameras have remote-controlled optical zoom capability.
Minh Phan—The Tech
Four plastic coyotes appeared on Briggs Field yesterday. Some speculate that they are intended to discourage geese from landing and defecating on the grass.