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2019 NanoDays

Posted: December 14th, 2018, 4:00 pm
by Christopher K.
On Saturday 30 March, Dr. Juana Moreno and her students return for a celebration of nanotechnology and its applications. This event begins at 2pm and will have activities from adults and children alike.

At 2pm, Professor Mette Gaarde will present the lecture "Small Things Move Faster (Using Ultrashort Laser Pulses to Make Movies of Electrons)". From 3pm to 7pm a variety of nanotechnology demonstrations and experiments, many constructed with a child's inquisitive nature in mind. Solar viewing will take place from 3pm to 5pm.

At 7pm, the NanoDays event segues into Evening Sky Viewing Plus. Neither event will have an admission fee.

About Mette Garde:

Re: 2019 NanoDays

Posted: March 11th, 2019, 1:51 pm
by Christopher K.
Mario Lozanov's City Gelato cart will be at HRPO for NanoDays! This is always good news. I was at the BRAS booth during Rockin' at the Swamp (at the Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center) this past Saturday, and bought a mint gelato. It was very good.

Each serving of gelato will be four to seven dollars, depending on size.

About Dr. Lozanov: ... o-lozanov/

Re: 2019 NanoDays

Posted: March 14th, 2019, 4:29 pm
by Christopher K.
The LSU Physics and Astronomy Department has issued this press release... ... nodays.php

A version of HRPO's famous monthly Quest game--NanoQuest--will begin during NanoDays and continue through the Plus Night that begins at 7pm. There will be several prizes available for whoever can amass first a high number of points and get to the redemption area fastest!