Halls Of Learning
  • After a late night flight, we were all well tired by the time we reached our hotel, the Royal Sonesta, in Cambridge. After we got settled, we headed out to the Museum of Science, a short (chilly!) walk away.  We ate lunch in the café overlooking the Charles River, and then saw the Lightning! show, an IMAX movie (Thrill Ride), and wandered through the exhibits. The next morning, we headed out to iRobot, in Bedford, MA. ...
  • in December, our Builders and Coders teams visited iRobot, in Bedford, MA - there we saw and got to play with a PackBot - a robot now being used in Fukushima, Japan to detect radiation levels in parts of the plant that are too radioactive for humans: http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2011/04/17/business/AP-AS-Japan-Earthquake.html?_r=1&smid=tw-nytimes&seid=auto