• Design a dream project outside of the classroom on an Edgerton Center team

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  • The Edgerton Center offers a wide range of subjects for MIT students

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  • D-Lab provides students with the opportunity to make a real impact on people living in poverty

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  • MIT student Tori Danielle pops a balloon at DUE for a Recharge

    Capturing a balloon mid-pop

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  • Working out the problem in Engineering Design Workshop

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  • Welding in the Area 51 Shop

    Welding in the Area 51 Shop

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About the Edgerton Center

Build prototypes, learn new skills, explore madcap ideas, and get advice and encouragement—the Edgerton Center is the place where mind and hand come together.

Benedetti and Truong cut plywood on a band saw to make the front cover of their musical archway.

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The team with their silver trophy at the Formula SAE Electric competition in Lincoln, Nebraska

Strong performances across multiple categories boost MIT Motorsports electric vehicle team at... Read more

Building the electronics circuitboard

K-12 educators from New England and as far away as Michigan learned the value of makerspaces... Read more