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Louisiana students visit SIU, propel weather balloons 100,000 feet

Louisiana students visit SIU, propel weather balloons 100,000 feet

Students from four Louisiana schools said they never expected to conduct research for NASA while in college, let alone launch weather balloons 100,000 feet into the sky.

Planetary Radio Live event explains eclipse

Planetary Radio Live event explains eclipse

Planetary Radio host Matt Kaplan led an interactive panel discussion Sunday in Shryock Auditorium that covered a wide range of eclipse-related topics.

Game on at Eclipse Comic-Con

Game on at Eclipse Comic-Con

Though the focus on eclipse day will be astronomy and science, the spotlight during Eclipse Comic-Con was on science fiction.

Workshop shines light on eclipse research

Workshop shines light on eclipse research

The Crossroads Eclipse 2017 Research Workshop launched Saturday in the Student Center with a speech from the recently appointed Chancellor Carlo Montemagno. He spoke about the importance of researching the eclipse and the opportunity it provides scientists to learn more about the universe.  

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