Saturday Science @ LSU

Saturday Science

2021 Spring Public Lectures

This Spring's Saturday Science @ LSU series of lectures for high school students, teachers, and the public has been a great success. We invite you to join us for, we think, an interesting and exciting series.

Saturday Science is *BACK* with a VIRTUAL talk with Dr. Keith Comeaux, LSU Alumnus and the NASA Deputy Chief Engineer for the Mars 2020 missions including the recent Perseverance rover landing that happened in February!

Join us online at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 17th, for a FREE program all about planet Mars!

In conjunction with LSU, NASA Deputy Chief Engineer for the Mars 2020 Mission Keith Comeaux will give a talk on the Perseverance Mars rover. Register with us to attend the zoom meeting or watch our live stream at facebook.com/ebrpl 

 

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2020 Spring Public Lectures

This year's Saturday Science @ LSU series of lectures for high school students, teachers, and the public has been a great success. We invite you to join us for, we think, an interesting and exciting series.

All the lectures will be held from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. at EBR Main Library, Main Room, Baton Rouge. We hope you will join us, and will look forward to seeing you and your students.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Param Singh • Physics and Astronomy • 225-578-7513 • psingh@phys.lsu.edu

Dr. Ravi Rau • Physics and Astronomy • 225-578-6841 • arau@phys.lsu.edu

Date Title of Talk Speaker - Department Time at EBRPL
January 11, 2020 Einstein, gravitational waves, black holes and other matters Gabriela Gonzalez, LSU Boyd Professor of Physics 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
February 8, 2020 Exploring the curious world of magnetism through neutrons John DiTusa, LSU Physics & Astronomy 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
POSTPONED Physics in Sports! David Young, LSU Physics & Astronomy 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
POSTPONED X-ray bursts from lightning Michael Cherry, LSU Physics & Astronomy 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

 

Date Title of Talk Speaker-Department
September 7, 2019

"Stars That Go BOOM!- Supernovae"

Manos Chatzopoulos, Physics & Astronomy
September 28, 2019 "What was there before the Big Bang?" Parampreet Singh, Physics & Astronomy
November 9, 2019 "Planet Hunters and the Most Mysterious Star in the Galaxy" Tabby Boyajian, Physics & Astronomy
December 7, 2019 "Where do Galaxies come from?"

Ivan Agullo, Physics & Astronomy 

 

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