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Garage Physics

The Garage Physics lab in B613 Sterling Hall is a makerspace for student-driven interdisciplinary innovation. Garage offers UW-Madison students an unstructured safe environment to explore technologies and to develop creative ideas through project-oriented just-in-time learning. Want to make something or make something happen? You have come to the right place.

Garage Physics is described in the UW-Madison communications story, the WKOW news story , the Badger Herald story, and the College of Letters and Science 2015-16 Annual Review

In the news, receipt reduction: and and UW–Madison’s 2016 Administrative Improvement Award:

Local news about the Badgerloop project (pod under construction in Chamberlin Hall): and National/international news:,

Local news about BOV member Rock Mackie, Garage member Daniel Litvak, and former student Eric Ronning, finalists in the 2016 Governor's Business Plan Contest

Garage Physics offers limited support for R&D materials for scientists, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Apply at the following link: . Garage offers 3d-printing to members. For other 3d-printing resources, see


For further information or questions about access to the Garage or accessibility, please contact Professor Duncan Carlsmith, , or Instructional Lab Manager Brett Unks,, or Garage Assistant Jim McGlade,


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