Doc Edgerton

Alumni continue 'Doc' Edgerton's mission

Saturday workshops at the Edgerton Center inspire alumni to create their own favorite memories

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Edgerton Center hosts Fixit Clinic #99

In the sprit of Doc Edgerton's knack for finding creative solutions to problems, Edgerton Center hosts Fixit Clinic #99.

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Gift from Candace and Bert Forbes ’66 creates endowment to support directorship of the Edgerton Center

Candace Forbes and Bert Forbes ’66 have made a gift to endow the directorship of MIT’s Edgerton Center, which offers a broad range of hands-on learning and research opportunities for undergraduate students at MIT.

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Obscura Day at the Edgerton Center

In the spirit of Doc Edgerton’s famous aphorism, “Tell everyone everything you know,” the MIT Edgerton Center opened its doors on April 28 to participate in Obscura Day, an international celebration of unusual places.

Edgerton Instructor Tony Caloggero, who worked closely with the late Harold “Doc” Edgerton, set up the funnels, strobe lights and whole (not 2 percent) milk necessary to photograph the milk drop, based on the iconic “Milk Drop Coronet” photo by Edgerton.

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Remembering ‘Papa Flash’

MIT Professor Harold Edgerton’s high-speed photography and sonar devices revolutionized ocean exploration.

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The Edgerton Center turns 20

Professor J. Kim Vandiver on the history and future of the Edgerton Center.

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