July 12, 2011
An innovative new interactive exhibit is on display at Shawnee State University – the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, "Astronomy's New Messengers: Listening to the Universe with Gravitational Waves." This special exhibit, courtesy of the National Science Foundation and the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, will be on view at Shawnee State until Friday, Aug. 29 covering the entire West Lobby of the University Center near Jazzman's. In the photo, Timothy Hamilton, Ph.D., assistant professor of Natural Sciences and director of the Clark Planetarium talks to a group of students who were touring the exhibit about Interferometers and Gravitational Waves. The exhibit is available and free to the public during University Center summer hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information and to make reservations for a group, call (740) 351-3147.