About Lincoln Laboratory

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is a federally funded research and development center that applies advanced technology to problems of national security. Research and development activities focus on long-term technology development as well as rapid system prototyping and demonstration. These efforts are aligned within key mission areas. The Laboratory works with industry to transition new concepts and technology for system development and deployment.  
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Beaver Works

Beaver Works icon Visit the Beaver Works website to learn about project-based learning collaborations with MIT campus.

Community Outreach

pendulumLincoln Laboratory scientists mentored students from Lexington High School in building a pendulum that recreates Foucault's demonstration of Earth's rotation. full story


light up shoes

Make Your Own Wearables workshop for high-school girls introduces girls to mechanical design and electrical engineering. full story



The Lincoln Laboratory Heart Walk Team participated in the American Heart Association's National Wear Red Day to raise awareness that heart disease is the #1 killer of women.


Lincoln Laboratory Journal

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Lab Notes

Articles on intriguing technical innovations

Load-Sensing Boots
Instrumented footwear presents possibilities for tracking and preventing musculoskeletal injuries.

It's All in the Design
A visual analytics exercise informs the development of future network interfaces.

Ingestible Biosensors
An electronic "pill" could optimize physiological status monitoring.

Beyond What the
Words Say

Vocal features may predict the severity of depressive disorders.

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20 Innovations Over Twenty Years

cover of 20 innovations bookletThis booklet highlights 20 influential technological advancements enabled by the Microelectronics Laboratory.

The Haystack Facility

Celebrating 50 Years of Research and innovation

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Technology News

Recent News and Awards

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