Edgerton Digital Collections Project Website


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!”

Browse more than 22,000 still images of Edgerton materials, 150 restored and digitized films and video, approximately 8,000 pages from Doc Edgerton’s hand-written laboratory notebooks, and hundreds of high-speed photographic images.

Pictured: Milkdrop, Harold "Doc" Edgerton.