MIT's Great Dome Turned Into Captain America's Shield

A group of "hackers" took to the institution's Great Dome to celebrate their love for Avengers: Endgame.

A group of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) students turned the Great Dome into a Captain America shield. The move was to celebrate the new Avengers: Endgame movie.

The team called themselves hackers and spoke in anonymity to The Boston Globe. “Putting things on the dome is a big challenge,” the hacker said. “We hope people look at it and it gets their imagination going.”

The Great Dome disguised as the shield was shot by Raymond Huffman, a sophomore at MIT, who put the video online for everyone to see. He claimed to The Boston Globe that he was not involved with the "hack" and simply shot the video.

“It was super exciting to see it in the morning all set up,” Huffman said in a telephone interview to The Boston Globe.

“Everyone thinks it’s awesome.”

Throughout the years, MIT's Great Dome has been "hacked" on many occasions and turned into everything from a piano holder to Star Wars' R2D2.

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