This is the extraordinary true story of America’s first female rocket scientist, told by her son. It describes Mary Sherman Morgan’s crucial contribution to launching America’s first satellite and the author’s labyrinthine journey to uncover his mother’s lost legacy – a legacy buried deep under a lifetime of secrets political, technological, and personal.
Co-sponsored by the LSU College of Science, the LSU School of Theatre, and the LSU Office of Research and Economic Development, the LSU SciArt New Play Festival will feature staged readings of plays juried from a nationwide call for submissions of plays where science is an extensive part of the story.
Alice is a scientist. She lives in Geneva. As a Large Hadron Collider starts up in 2008, she is embarking on the most exciting work of her life, searching for the Higgs boson particle.
In this comedy, which starred Cynthia Nixon and Evan Handler Off-Broadway, Lily juggles the big issues: turning forty, artificial insemination and the elusive scientific Theory of Everything.
Maxine Clerk is a physicist chasing after the mysterious dark matter and energy that make up 95% of our known universe. As a rival colleague undermines her efforts, her personal life also begins to unravel.
Stephen Hawking faces many challenges in his life, examples being the challenges of scientific exploration and discovery, challenges with his health, and personal challenges such as continuing to be a husband and father.
Acclaimed as a modern dramatic masterpiece, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is the fabulously inventive tale of Hamlet as told from the worm’s-eye view of the bewildered Rosencrantz & Guildenstern, two characters in Shakespeare’s play.
All is not well in the Humble hive. Thirty-five year old Felix Humble is a Cambridge astro-physicist in search of a unified field theory.
Two women scientists, living hundreds of years apart, explore the meaning of love, motherhood, family, art and science in this contemporary comedy.