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Picture of "Smoot" measuring tool.Picture of "Smoot" measuring tool.

Made to MeasureOngoing

“How strong? How far? How hot?” Every day we ask questions, make observations, and take measurements to help us understand our world.

From simple rulers and sophisticated precision thermometers to the world’s only standard Smoot bar, Made to Measure presents a selection of instruments from the MIT Museum’s collection that have been (and still are) central to research and discovery at MIT and beyond.