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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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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.

The MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team placed first in the... Read more

This spring, every student admitted to MIT was sent a package that included the Edgerton Center'... Read more

Constructing their eyeglasses with built-in proximity sensors for the vision-impaired.

A collaboration between MIT’s Edgerton Center and Roiti High School in Italy is letting kids... Read more