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    Working in the Area 51 Shop

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  • MIT Motorsports students at work

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

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  • Girls in safety glasses mixing chemicals

    Students in our three-hour classes learn by doing

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    Capturing a balloon mid-pop

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

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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.

Helen Harlan

When Covid-19 forced teachers to quickly crank up their understanding of best practices in... Read more

Jordi Baste from TV3 approaching MITERS

During a snowy week in January, Barcelona-based television journalist Jordi Baste visited MIT to... Read more

Jackie Sly, one of the four alumni, on the CAPD panel

If it’s fun, it can’t be considered work. Right? Wrong! That was the premise for the Edgerton... Read more