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Louisiana State University (officially Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, commonly referred to as LSU) is a public land-grant research university in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The university was founded in 1853 in what is now known as Pineville, Louisiana, under the name Louisiana State Seminary of Learning & Military Academy. The current LSU main campus was dedicated in 1926, consists of more than 250 buildings constructed in the style of Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio, and the main campus historic district occupies a 650-acre (2.6 km²) plateau on the banks of the Mississippi River.

LSU Researchers Collaborate to Better Understand the Weak Nuclear Force

“Physics journal PRL features LSU nuclear physics research. Physical Review Letters, PRL, the world’s premier physics letter journal, has published two papers by a team of Louisiana State University nuclear physics researchers to advance the knowledge on the important …

LSU Physicists Develop and Demonstrate a Method to Eliminate Quantum Radiation Pressure Noise in Gravitational Wave Detectors

“By quieting the quantum whisper, we can now listen to the more subtle notes of the cosmic symphony. Gravitational wave detectors have opened a new window to the universe by measuring the ripples in spacetime produced by colliding black holes …