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Jaya Narain—The Tech
Eric Workman, the “Human Aerodrome,” is the target of paper planes thrown from audience members at the Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, held Thursday evening in the Sanders Theater at Harvard. Paper plane throwing is a tradition at the ceremony.
Akimitsu Hogge—The Tech
Simmons desk worker Geralod Sosu sorts through packages in the Simmons mailing room. The new Simmons RLAD office blocks the route from the front desk to the mail room, inconveniencing the desk workers when moving packages from the front desk.
Folkers E. Rojas G, courtesy of Alex Slocum
Prof. Alex H. Slocum ’82 poses in his American flag do-rag. Slocum read this poem at the close of Wednesday’s faculty meeting, in honor of International Talk Like a Pirate Day and the first faculty meeting of the Reif/Kaiser administration. Slocum calls this his “super-excited positive thoughts for a new administration (and MIT) to infinity and beyond.”
By Arthur Petron Spiders have taken over the east side of W20. The spiders create their webs near the lights in order to catch the bugs that are attracted to them. Aperture: ƒ/6.3 Exposure Time: 1/50 sec. Sensitivity: ISO 2500 35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 66mm
By David Da He While Tim Berners-Lee may have created the World Wide Web, dozens of spiders have been busy making their own webs under the lamp that illuminates the MIT Stratton Student Center sign. Aperture: ƒ/18 Exposure Time: 2 sec. Sensitivity: ISO 800 35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 160mm