Saturday Science @ LSU

Saturday Science

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This years Saturday Science @ LSU series of lectures for high school students, teachers, and the public will begin on September 24, 2016. We invite you to join us for, we think, an interesting and exciting series.

All the lectures will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM in 130 Nicholson Hall on the Saturday's listed below at LSU, 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
September 24, 2016   “Discovering the newest species in the human lineage: Homo naledi” Juliet Brophy, Geography and Anthropology
October 29, 2016   “We are all stardust” Catherine Deibel, Physics and Astronomy
November 12, 2016

“The Mississippi River Delta: How it formed, why it is

disappearing and why we should preserve it”

Sam Bentley, Geology and Geophysics

January 28, 2017 “The Science of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill” Emily Maung-Douglass, Louisiana Sea Grant College
February 25, 2017 "Is Zika such a big deal now because it’s changed? "

Rebecca Christofferson, School of Veterinary Medicine

March 25, 2017 “Unraveling evolutionary tales hidden in genomes” Jeremy Brown, Biological Sciences
April 22, 2017 “Camera (gamma detector) for the heart” Joyoni Dey, Physics and Astronomy



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