• 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

MIT Hyperloop Wins SpaceX Hyperloop Design Competition! 

The MIT Hyperloop team was awarded first place, competing against 120 teams, at the Hyperloop Pod Design Competition at Texas A&M University. The team earned one of 22 spots and will now go on to build the actual pod and race at the track, now under construction, in Hawthorne California. Read more...