Primary source of power at MIT?

By Lucia November 29, 2012

Alright, maybe that’s exaggerating just a bit. But it’s not often that our truck’s tiny internal generator becomes a hero. Usually we’re cursing it for breaking down. This afternoon around 4pm all of Kendall Square went black.

We continued operating, as everyone fled their offices. A bunch of customers came by. Rumors were swirling around. I ran into Josh, a customer, who said the radio was reporting that the T had hit a deer, causing the outage (!?!) Then I ran into another customer who said the MBTA had denied that. Anybody know the story?

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