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

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

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  • MIT Robotics Team building their planetary rover

    MIT Robotics team building their planetary rover

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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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  • Red water drop, black background

    A water drop collision by Hounsell, Mislick, Gunning, and Moriarty

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  • 3-d printer

    We now have STEM curriculum modules for the classroom environment and beyond.

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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.

Witihin a coral reef a large school of Golden Sweepers, Palau

Walk down a portion of MIT’s infinite corridor, or through some lesser-known hallways, or even... Read more

J. Kim Vandiver and Candace Forbes looking on as Bert Forbes '66 holds a 3-D printed milk drop modeled after Doc Edgerton’s milk drop photo

Candace Forbes and Bert Forbes ’66 have made a gift to endow the directorship of MIT’s Edgerton... Read more

IAP 2016

3-D Modeling and 3-D Printing - Learn How to CAD with Onshape and 3-D Print the Model
Jan. 11, 12, 13 from 5-7:30 in 38-501
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Design, fabricate, and test novel LED-based underwater lamps... Find out more