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Last Published: April 14, 2016
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Photos by Eric D. Schmiedl

Residents of east campus re-stock on water balloons during Monday’s Annual East vs. West Water War at the Kresge Barbecue Pits.

Students inside of the Chapel’s moat congratulate each other at the end of the annual East vs. West Water War held Monday.

Erik D. Fogg ’09 hugs another student at the annual East vs. West Water War on Monday.

Anh D. Nguyen ’10 (left) and Thananat Jitapunkul ’10 (right) bite into their sandwiches at the MIT Community Picnic on Killian Court Monday.

Jeremiah T. Edwards ’10 climbs stairs during the Green Building Challenge held on Sunday night. Edwards went on to set a new record, climbing the building’s steps 48 times.

MIT hackers placed a model of the Sputnik satellite in Lobby 10 on Thursday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the satellite’s launch. The model emitted a beeping sound all day, similar to the signal transmitted by the satellite as it circled the world in 1957.

An explosion in a Building 18 chemistry lab on the evening of July 23 drew a large response from the Cambridge Fire Department. According to bystanders, the explosion was caused by acids improperly stored behind a fume hood and no personal injury resulted from the accident.

"If it doesn't explode, it'll go really fast." Assistant Matthew "Smalltime" S. Humbert '08 adjusts the quad-cylinder franken-Stirling engine with double-speed flywheel. It was not working by the time of the spin-off.

2.670 professor Douglas P. Hart adjusts Alison S. Greenlee's '09 Stirling engine just before the final spin-off on Friday, Feb. 2.

Daniel E. Klenk '09 (right) examines his heavily modified engine as the engine RPMs are measured by Daniel T. Schultz '07. It clocked in at the fastest speed in the room, 980 RPM.

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