Landolt Astronomical Observatory The LSU Department of Physics and Astronomy has re-opened its observatory on top of
Nicholson Hall. The dome and telescope have been updated and refurbished and is now
offering a viewing schedule for classes and the general public. Contact Bradley Schaefer,firstname.lastname@example.org - (225) 578-0015.
Saturday Science @ LSU The Saturday Science @ LSU series of lectures is an interesting and exciting series
for high school students, teachers, and the public.
All the lectures will be held at 10:00-11:15 AM in 130 Nicholson Hall on Saturday's
at LSU, Baton Rouge. We hope you will join us, and will look forward to seeing you
and your students.
Louisiana Space Consortium (LaSPACE) Part of NASA's National Space Grant, LaSPACE offers information on teacher resources
available through NASA and is available for various school presentations and teacher
workshops. For more information, contact Colleen Fava: (225) 578-8680.
Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) LIGO is a national laboratory devoted to detecting gravitational waves. It is located
in Livingston Parish and offers a unique field trip experience. LIGO features a Science
Education Center that features over fifty hands-on exhibits, catering to student and
teacher visits by appointment, and also hosting an open "Science Saturday" for families
and the general public each month on the third Saturday. More information
Society of Physics Students (SPS) SPS is a student organization at LSU whose purpose is to promote the appreciation
and advancement of physics and astronomy to the community. They are available for
classroom presentations and demonstrations in physics, tutoring and help with science
fair projects and host a high school competition each year. For more information,
please call (225) 578-1187.