Chemistry professor emeritus Martin Karplus ’51 speaks to the media in the Harvard University Chemistry Library on Wednesday, just hours after the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that he had won the Nobel Prize in chemistry.
The intersection of JFK and Brattle streets stands eerily void of traffic on Friday afternoon, following the area-wide Police urgings for citizens to stay indoors. Harvard University was closed this morning due to the manhunt for the Boston Marathon suspect, the third time this academic year that the university has officially closed its doors.
Normally full of tourists and pedestrians, the area around MBTA Harvard Station and Out of Town News is completely vacant on Friday afternoon during what is normally rush hour. Regional police departments urged residents of the Boston area to stay indoors during this emergency.
The ignition of combustible fuel within a soft robot is captured. Researchers in the Whitesides group are using the explosion of the gas to create rapid actuation of the robot allowing it to rapidly jump.
A plow surges through snow-covered streets near the MBTA Green line's Harvard Street Stop in Allston on Friday evening. The blizzard, ostensibly dubbed 'Nemo,' prompted Governor Deval Patrick to declare a state of emergency for the Boston area.