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  • Meteoroids are Common

    February 15, 2013 7:21 PM

    A meteorite streaked across the sky and exploded over a Russian mountain range Friday and injured about 11-hundred people. Captured on amateur video it can be seen leaving a thick white trail in the sky followed by an intense flash. The meteorite, estimated to be about 10 tons, entered... more »
  • Protest Rally Planned to Push Science Law Repeal

    April 28, 2011 6:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge high school senior is planning a protest to push for repeal of the Louisiana Science Education Act, which critics say can be used to promote creationism in schools. The rally, organized by student Zack Kopplin, is scheduled for today on the Capitol... more »
  • 4-H National Youth Science Day

    October 4, 2010 10:34 AM

    4-H will have their 3rd annual 4-H National Youth Science day on Wednesday October 6th. This years experiment, 4-h2o, youth will learn about carbon dioxide and discover how we as a nation can reduce our environmental impact. For more information visit, www.4-h.org/nysd or www.lsuagcenter.com
  • Louisiana Science Textbooks Public Input on Evolution

    July 26, 2010 3:15 PM

    MONROE, La. (AP) - A group of concerned educators, parents and students will visit the Ouachita Parish Public Library this week to examine the latest science textbooks considered for placement in Louisiana's classrooms. The News-Star reports they want to see how the subject of evolution will be taught and to... more »
  • 2 UL Professors Going to Gulf

    July 5, 2010 2:02 PM

    Two UL professors are being sent by the National Science Foundation to the Gulf of Mexico to study the oil spill's impact. Biology professors Suzanne Fredericq and Darryl Felder got an almost 200,000 dollar grant to study these life forms in the Gulf. Fredericq focuses on plants, and... more »
  • Schools of Choice Lottery

    February 24, 2010 1:31 PM

    The Schools of Choice held its lottery last night (February 23, 2010) and some openings still remain. All slots at this time will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. The application process will reopen at midnight on March 1st. For those families who are interested, visit www.lafayettechoice.com. For... more »
  • Bach Lunch 2010 line-up

    February 19, 2010 11:57 AM

    The Lafayette Science Museum Foundation is pleased to announce its spring Bach Lunch 2010 season line-up. Bach Lunch, on-going for 22 years now, is the popular free lunch hour series featuring different musicians performing form Noon to 1pm. Lunches are available for purchases from local restaurants on a first-come-first-serve basis... more »
  • Coastal Erosion Pt. 2

    November 25, 2009 11:25 AM

    Since 2000 the LSU Coastal Roots program has educated over 3500 students on why and how our coastal ecosystems need to be protected. Students from Lafayette Middle Environmental Science academy took the first of two trips to collect a special seed. The Mangrove, or Propugoles, seeds are brought back to... more »
  • President Obama launches "Educate to Innovate"

    November 24, 2009 10:20 AM

    PRESIDENT OBAMA LAUNCHES "EDUCATE TO INNOVATE" CAMPAIGN FOR EXCELLENCE IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATH (STEM) EDUCATION Nationwide effort includes over $260 million in public-private investments to move American students to the top of the pack in science and math achievement over the next decade President Obama today... more »
  • UL Oliver Hall Dedication

    October 30, 2009 7:33 PM

    COMPUTER SCIENCE BUILDING NAMED FOR JAMES R. OLIVER LAFAYETTE - Wilson Dietz first met Dr. James R. Oliver when Dietz was a high school student in Egan, La. "In 1946, when he was a fighter pilot, he buzzed our high school," Dietz recalled. "He later took some of... more »
  • Cargill supports Breaux Bridge community through donations to education programs

    October 19, 2009 3:00 PM

    BREAUX BRIDGE, La. - As part of its longstanding commitment to supporting the communities in which it does business, Cargill announced today it has donated a total of $9,300 to two local education programs. Funds from Cargill will help send Comeaux High School students, along with other students from... more »
  • NASA to Moon: Get ready, here we come

    October 9, 2009 7:51 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Two NASA spacecraft are barreling toward the moon at twice the speed of a bullet, about to crash Friday into a lunar crater in a search for ice. "Everything is working so very well," NASA's Victoria Friedensen, a manager in NASA's exploration office, said minutes before the... more »
  • Big dino prints found in Jurassic park in France

    October 7, 2009 9:49 AM

    PARIS (AP) - Now that's one big foot. Paleontologists in eastern France have reported the discovery of some of the largest dinosaur footprints ever documented, measuring about 1.4 meters to 1.5 meters (4.6 feet to 4.9 feet) in diameter. The site of the find, high in the Jura mountains, was... more »
  • Grambling School Grants

    September 21, 2009 9:49 AM

    GRAMBLING, La. (AP) - Grambling State University has gotten $1.5 million to attract more minority students to biomedical science programs. The National Institute of General Medical Sciences grant is for training opportunities to students majoring in biology, chemistry, physics, math or computer science. M.A. Himaya, head of the university's physics... more »

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