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Milk Drop Coronet, 1957

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Back Dive, 1954

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Bob Running, 1939

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Bullet Through Flame (Schlieren Method) © Kim Vandiver and Harold Edgerton, 1973

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Marine Organisms, 1980

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Edgerton in His Lab, 1942

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Football Kick - 1938, 1938

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Dancer, 1940

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Bobby Jones, high-speed photography, golfing - 1938 (?),

The Edgerton Digital Collections project celebrates the spirit of a great pioneer, Harold "Doc" Edgerton, inventor, entrepreneur, explorer and beloved MIT professor. This site is for all who share Doc Edgerton's philosophy of "Work hard. Tell everyone everything you know. Close a deal with a handshake. Have fun!"

Stories

Aerial Reconnaissance in WW2

Like every corner of MIT, the Strobe Lab was highly mobilized to serve the military. Major Goddard visited Edgerton during... Read more >

Notebooks

Doc's Notebooks

Doc's daily note-taking resulted in over 8,000 pages of... Read more >

Fathoming the Oceans

Fathoming the Oceans

Edgerton was intrigued by the unique engineering challenges of underwater research...Read more >


http://edgerton-digital-collections.org