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A crowd lines up to see the Hyperloop.

MIT Museum fills to capacity at Hyperloop II unveiling

May 29th, 2019

In an event attended by over 200 people, the MIT Hyperloop II team offered the public a chance...


MIT Hyperloop II team to unveil Hyperloop II pod prototype at MIT Museum, Wednesday May 22nd

May 21st, 2019

On Wednesday, May 22, the MIT Hyperloop II team will unveil an innovative hyperloop pod...

Alona found it very rewarding to help others in need through her project focusing on the homeless and hunger.

Students from TechBoston Academy focus on gun violence, gentrification, hunger, climate change, and more in STEAM Studio program

May 16th, 2019

Grade 9 students at TechBoston Academy — a Boston Public School in Dorchester — were given a...


WCVB's Mike Wankum talks yo-yos, high-speed imaging, electric cars, and the ultimate shop class

May 15th, 2019

Some of you may turn to Mike Wankum of WCVB TV for the weather forecast. But he also produces...

Jeremy Noel talks about the improvements made to this year’s model including converting the car to four-wheel drive.

MIT Motorsports unveils their 2019 electric race car

May 2nd, 2019

No longer the MIT Pantone 201 red, the 551-pound vehicle is now black. In an event attended by...

Graduate student Elliot Owen '18 with student from Delft University

MIT Driverless and MIT Hyperloop II join the Edgerton Center

Dec 6th, 2018

Two new teams, MIT Driverless, and MIT Hyperloop II joined the Edgerton Center this fall. Their...

Kelly O'Brien in the Area 51 Shop

Three questions for Kelly O'Brien, MIT Motorsports team alumna

Dec 5th, 2018

Since graduating from MIT in 2016, Kelly O'Brien has adjusted to life in Detroit where she works...

Madison Sneve, Syamantak Payra, and Shinjini Ghosh

"Science Fair:" the movie and the life changer

Nov 14th, 2018

Amid rain, mid-terms, and the World Series, the Edgerton Center and Admissions recently co-...


Traversing the Oregon Trail by… solar car?

Sep 5th, 2018

This summer, I drove across the country in a solar-powered car. Yep, never thought I’d say that...

Mohan Hati of Team Exoskeleton poses with a bionic arm built in the Engineering Design Workshop.

High school students learn to build big ideas

Aug 13th, 2018

Visiting students learn what it takes to be an engineer — and a bit more about themselves — at...