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Ham Radio Classes at the Lafayette Science Museum

Ham Radio Classes at the Lafayette Science Museum UPDATE: Classes are currently filled to capacity. If you are interested in signing up for future sessions, please email us HERE. Thank You! Lafayette Science Museum (LSM) with the support of Acadiana Amateur Radio Association (AARA) will be offering an 8-week ham ra..

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Ham Radio Classes

UPDATE: Classes are currently filled to capacity. If you are interested in signing up for future sessions, please email us HERE. Thank You! Lafayette Science Museum (LSM) with the support of Acadiana Amateur Radio Association (AARA) will be offering an 8-week ham radio course every Tuesday at 6:30pm starting August 9th,2016 at LSM. Aft..

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Watch a Live Feed of Sunday’s Supermoon Eclipse

Three Ways to Observe the Supermoon Eclipse: 1. Join LSM at Parc Sans Souci We'll have telescopes near the fountain in Parc Sans Souci on Sunday (September 27) for free public viewing from 8:00 to 11:30 p.m., weather permitting of course. Looks as if we will probably be looking between clouds this time. 2. Discover LSM's Brand New Ob..

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Megatylopus Coming to Lafayette Science Museum

Dr. James E. Martin, curator of paleontology and research professor in the School of Geosciences, has completed excavation of a 7 million-year-old camel in South-Central Oregon this week. "We are hoping to have it ready for the next big paleo display that will open at the Lafayette Science Museum next April," Martin said. The s..

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“Gamers Sandbox” at Lafayette Science Museum during ArtWalk

A Gamers Sandbox premiered on Saturday, February 21st at the Lafayette Science Museum (LSM). The Sandbox has been developed with the Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) (http://www.theaie.us/) and consists of a high-end gaming station running the top games produced by AIE students. This is the first phase of the Gamers Sandbox and..

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LSM Hosts Tour Group

Lunching with a view of dinosaurs: (l. to r.) Colin Riggs and Payge Steven, T-Frere's B&B; Bonnie Prejean, Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission; and Huey Pursley, Hotard Coaches. We were delighted to have a Fam (familiarization) Tour group in our building yesterday. These pros from area tour..

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Dinosaur Fossil Exhibition at the Lafayette Science Museum

(/exhibits/visiting.html) LAFAYETTE, LA –The Lafayette Science Museum (LSM) announces its new exhibition, “Fossil Giants: Dinosaurs & Mammals,” as part of a highly anticipated partnership with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s School of Geosciences. The exhibit which features dynamically-posed fo..

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LSM to showcase UL Geosciences exhibit

LAFAYETTE, LA -- Part of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s School of Geosciences will be moving into new digs — literally. One of the largest collections in the state consisting of rocks, minerals, and fossils that will be available for exploring in downtown Lafayette. Unprecedented collaboration between the Lafaye..

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Your family's stay-cation can include "Leaving Earth"

LAFAYETTE, LA -- If you have a budding astronaut in your household, the Lafayette Science Museum's newly installed "Leaving Earth – The Story of Space Travel" is a must-do this summer. This hands-on exhibit includes activities to excite kids and adults alike. There is a station with simulated rocket fueling and a countdown to liftoff..

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