Relic from last century

Back in the early stages of construction for MIT.nano, members of the crew stumbled upon something that clearly didn't belong: A time capsule buried in 1957 as part of the dedication to the Compton Laboratories. (Learn more about the time capsule:

Video: Melanie Gonick/MIT

MIT.nano site footage: Lillie Paquette/MIT School of Engineering
Historic time capsule footage: Harold E. Edgerton Collection, MIT Museum ©2010
Additional archival documents and photos: MIT Museum
Killian Court image: Brian Keegan

Music sampled from, "Endless Story About Sun and Moon" by Kai Engel