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In a story about the R2D2 hack in the May 19 issue of MIT Tech Talk, the Smoot length of the Harvard Bridge was listed imprecisely. The bridge is 364.4 Smoots and one ear in length.

A version of this article appeared in the June 2, 1999 issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume 43, Number 32).

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