Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Heliopolis on the Red: SciPort's Sun-Earth day on Sat, Mar 24, 11 am - 3 pm

The art of the sun will be celebrated on an aerie overlooking the river this week: "Among the rooftop activities during SciPort's Sun-Earth Day: the art of modeling the Sun’s layers and tracing shadows as well as studying how the Earth’s magnetosphere protects us from the Sun," says Jennifer Tuxen.

Sci-Port Discovery Center will celebrate NASA’s Sun-Earth Day on
Sat, Mar 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with hands-on activities, rooftop sun viewing through solar telescopes and an illustrated presentation by LSUS professor Dr. Cran Lucas.

The Shreveport Astronomical Society will have Sun-viewing telescopes set up on Sci-Port’s Rooftop Terrace.

Dr. Lucas’ illustrated presentation will blaze in the Space Dome Planetarium at 2 p.m. Rain date: March 31.

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