LSU in the News
The Washington Post: 100 years ago, an eclipse changed the known laws of physics and made Einstein Einstein
On May 29, 1919, a solar eclipse forever altered our conception of gravity, rewrote the laws of physics and turned a 40-year-old, wild-haired scientist into a global celebrity - the very personification of scientific genius.
Associated Press: With hugs, cheers and LSU chants, bald eagle returned to wild in Metairie after hospital stay
A bald eagle that hatched this spring in Metairie was released Tuesday in the same neighborhood after two weeks in Louisiana State University's Wildlife Hospital.
The official Atlantic hurricane season begins on June 1, even as many communities are still recovering from a destructive year in 2018. Hurricane Florence swamped much of the Carolinas in September, followed by Hurricane Michael, which battered the Florida Panhandle less than a month later. Together, these two storms killed at least 113 people and caused billions of dollars in damages.
Scientists of the world take note: People who see your smiling selfies on social media find you more likable, and therefore more trustworthy.
Today’s Video of the Day from the National Science Foundation describes a recent study on Adélie penguins led by scientists at Louisiana State University (LSU).
The bright-voiced American soprano Lisette Oropesa — who is known for singing bel canto onstage and running marathons offstage — has been awarded the prestigious Richard Tucker Award, the prize’s administrators announced on Monday.
The Kathmandu Post: Meet the Nepali researcher who led the team that discovered a new species of bird
In Borneo rainforest, the largest island in Asia that is politically divided between three Southeast Asian countries Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia, lives a white-eyed Cream-vented Bulbul or Pycnonotus pseudosimplex. Earlier this year, a team of researchers from Louisiana State University led by Subir B Shakya discovered the new species of bird, found in the Sundaic islands.