Watch the Moon Bite the Sun’s Disk!

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Friday, April 08, 2024 at 2:15pm to 4:40pm

Kresgee Oval


Everyone is welcome to Kresgee Oval to watch the Partial Solar Eclipse using safe solar viewing.

Drop by anytime between 2:15 pm and 4:40 pm – or stay for the duration!  There’s always something happening!!!

Join Edgerton Center Staff for outdoors fun with the sun. 

Share wonder of the Moon overlapping the Sun!  Marvel at crescent suns cast by shadows, tubes and holes! Sketch! Tell stories!

Look up that day ONLY using solar filters over your eyes, or covering a small telescope. 

For MIT: Partial eclipse starts 2:16 pm.  Maximum at 3:29 pm.  End of Partial eclipse 4:39 pm. At Maximum, 92.5% of the sun is blocked by the moon

This event is inspired by Edgerton Center Seminar EC.050/090 Recreate Experiments from History:  Inform the Future with the Past

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3rd Annual Edgerton Center Student Team Showcase

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Tuesday, April 09, 2024 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Lobby 13 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

See cool Edgerton student projects up close! Ask questions and enjoy snacks and a short program. Teams featured include Arcturus (roboboats), Motorsports, Rocket team, and more!

The MIT Solar Electric Vehicle Team will unveil their latest creation, Gemini, and the MIT Motorsports Team will unveil their MY2024 race car!

Participating Teams:

· Arcturus (Roboboat)
· AssistiveTechnology Club
· ChemE Cube
· Combat RoboticsClub
· Design Build Fly
· Electric Vehicle Team
· First NationsLaunch
· MIT Radio Society WIMX
· Motorsports
· Robotics Team
· Rocket Team
· Solar Electric Vehicle Team
· Spokes
· Sustainable Engine Team
· Wind Team

Accessibility: This event is wheelchair accessible. If you need additional accommodations to participate in this event, please email Sonny Oram:

About the Edgerton Center:

Founded in 1992 to honor the legacy of Harold "Doc" Edgerton — inventor, entrepreneur, explorer and MIT professor — the MIT Edgerton Center offers subjects in engineering and imaging, supports student clubs and teams; manages student machine shops, upholds MIT’s expertise in high-speed and scientific imaging; and offers a year-round K-12 program.

Questions? Email Peggy: