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One complete working OLPC with green power cord in original…

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MIT Professor Norbert Wiener broke his hip in 1961. During…

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Strain gauge type A-5, in original packaging and foil envelope…

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Harold E. Edgerton Collection

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!”

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Considered one of the most important photographs of all time,…

Polaroid Historical Collection

Cameras, prototypes, photographs, notes, and more comprise the museum’s Polaroid collection, documenting the history of the Polaroid Corporation, started by Cambridge scientist and inventor Edwin Land in small brick buildings just around the corner from the MIT Museum.

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