The UROP direct funding deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday.
About 1,200 students from MIT and around the world coded software projects during the 24-hour hackathon held at Johnson Athletic Center.
The 28th annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony, a parody of the better known Nobel Prize ceremony, took place at Sanders Theatre at Harvard Sept. 13. Ten Ig Nobel prizes were awarded in fields ranging from Literature to Medicine, to scientists who conducted improbable research that "makes people laugh, and then think," according to its website.
For time periods from which extant written records are few, drinking and serving vessels can serve in an illuminatory capacity. Assembling an exhibition dedicated to such artifacts, as Susanne Ebbinghaus has done at the Harvard Art Museums, provides an unparalleled opportunity for cross-cultural and cross-temporal analysis of the tradition of animal-shaped vessels that persisted over three millennia, from Greece to China.