Fri 2/6 7:30
Astronomy Lecture at SUNYSB "What we know (and don't know) about core collapse supernovae” - Doug Swesty
Sat 2/7 9AM to 12N
LIPTA Exec Committee Meeting - The location is in Centereach; Use "Contact Us" at left to let us know you are coming.
Fri 2/13 7:30
Biology Lecture at SUNYSB"The Evolution of Human Languages: An Evolutionary Biologist’s Perspective" Mark Pagel
Fri 2/20 7:30
Physics Lecture at SUNYSB “A Close Look to the Theory of Everything” Martin Roček We will discusss the discoveries made by Stephen Hawking, the main character in the recently released movie the “Theory of Everything”. See the movie before coming to the lecture, and ask questions! The movie is nominated for 5 Academy Awards, and, the Oscar Ceremony is scheduled 2 days after the talk.
Fri 2/27 7:30
Geology Lecture at SUNYSB “The Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011:What Have We Learned?” Dan Davis
4 LI Physics Teachers now NYS Master Teachers!
Richard Gearns, Sachem HS East
Keith Lundquist, Huntington HS
Richard Slesinski, Syosset HS
Gillian Winters, Smithtown East HS
You can now renew your LIPTA membership for FOUR years! Go HERE to renew for 1, 2 or 4 years.
LIPTA is now on Facebook! Go HERE
AP Physics-B is becoming a 2-YEAR course!
Read about the change on the College Board website
Tesla Museum - Shoreham $1.37 million dollars was raised from 33,254 contributors to buy Tesla's Wardencliffe laboratory in Shoreham and construct a museum there.
On Tesla's 158th birthday, Elon Musk pledged $1x10^6 for the effort to fully restore and operate the museum. (cnn article)