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Shortly after 9/11, MIT dedicated the “Reflecting Wall,” representing a piece of the WTC exterior. Community members left flowers and prayers, as seen in this Sept. 18, 2001 file photo.
Sam Range—The Tech
On Sunday, members of the MIT community reflected on the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Hackers installed lights on the Green Building and hung a flag, shot here in high dynamic range, on the pillars of Building 10. The MIT Chapel’s bells rang at 8:46 a.m. and 9:03 a.m., marking the times that planes struck the World Trade Center’s twin towers in 2001.
Infographic by Judy Hsiang
Manolis Kellis
Red, white, and blue lights were installed in the Green Building’s windows to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2011.
Andrea Fabre
Members of the MIT community pause to take pictures of the flag hung underneath the dome after the Sept. 11 reflection ceremony Sunday.
Situation for Noon Eastern Time, Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Lourdes D. Bobbio, Joanna Kao, Ryan Normandin—The Tech
Maggie Lloyd—The Tech
Sergeant Cheryl Vossmer holds a cross made out of the steel from Ground Zero. The cross was a gift from the firefighters in New York as a thank you for bringing volunteers and donating supplies to the site.
Maggie Lloyd—The Tech
At the end of Sunday’s ceremony, an ROTC/MIT Police Joint Honor Guard raised an American flag to the top of the flagpole in Killian Court, then lowered it to half-mast.
Andrea Fabre
Attendees at the 9/11 ceremony on Sunday listen to President Susan J. Hockfield’s remarks in Lobby 10. According to Hockfield, the ceremony was convened to “honor those who lost their lives and those who gave their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.”
Greg Steinbrecher—The Tech
Hackers installed a 40-foot-long Nyan Cat and rainbow trail in Lobby 7 last week. A popular internet meme, Nyan Cat is a flying cat with a Pop-Tart body that leaves behind a rainbow trail, whose journey is frequently set to the Japanese Vocaloid song Nyanyanyanyanyanyanya, according to