Congratulations to the 2009 Prize Winners!

Youth Division Champions: Commonwealth School Science Team

Youth Division Runners-Up: The Hoagies (of Lexington)

Youth Division Second Runners-Up: Boston Latin School Vampires

Open Division Champions: "I dunno yet..."

Round-by-Round results here.

And here are some photos from the 2009 Challenge

Audience and teams gather for the event

Professor Walter Lewin announces the start of the competition

Contest Underway

The contest is underway
A typical question for the teams to answer
The competitors concentrate on their answer
The audience - of all ages - has fun too
The judges are attentive throughout
Professor Lewin and the referees tally the results

Commonwealth School Science Team won the Youth Division and later
enjoyed the company of Wolfgang Ketterle, a 2001 Nobel Laureate

Two-time Youth Division winners, the “Hoagies” of Lexington, placed second
and were treated to dinner by Frank Wilczek, 2004 Nobel Laureate in Physics

Boston Latin School Vampires took third and were treated
to a tour of the Science Discovery Museum  in Acton, MA

Every team is a winner and every competitir receives a free pass
to the Science Museum in Boston plus several other prizes
The Open Division winners - “I dunno yet  …”  - enjoy their dinner with Bob Horvitz,
2002 Biology Nobel Laureate, at Legal Sea Foods