Saturday Science @ LSU

Saturday Science

2021 Fall Public Lectures

We invite you to join us for, we think, an interesting and exciting series of Saturday Science @ LSU featuring presentations for high school students, teachers, and the public.

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 •

Dr. Ravi Rau • Physics and Astronomy • 225-578-6841 •

Date Title of Talk Speaker - Department Time at EBRPL
September 18, 2021 "Physics in Sports!" David Young, Alumni Professor of Physics 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
October 9, 2021 "Observing high energy cosmic rays on the space station" Michael Cherry, Professor Emeritus 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
November 13, 2021 "Looking inside us with X ray eyes" Kenneth "Kip" Matthews, Associate Professor 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
December 4, 2021 "Seeing with our Physics Eye" A. Ravi P. Rau, Alumni Professor of Physics 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.


2021 Spring Public Lectures

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, 2021 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. Watch our live stream at 


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