Learn about the equinox and S&T’s Stonehenge

Posted by on September 18, 2023

Did you know that twice a year all 8.1 billion humans on Earth experience the same event, an equinox? Did you know that on the S&T campus there is an accurate clock that will operate for centuries, and it has no batteries and does not require winding?

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Join Equinox Fest on Sept. 22

Posted by on September 16, 2021

To celebrate the midpoint of fall, Equinox Fest will be held noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, at the Stonehenge monument, located along U.S. Highway 63 just north of McNutt Hall. The equinox will be celebrated at celestial noon, approximately 12:55 p.m. in Rolla.

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Stonehenge plaque honoring Joe Senne will be unveiled

Posted by on October 26, 2017

A new plaque honoring Dr. Joseph H. Senne Jr. will be unveiled at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at Missouri S&T’s Stonehenge replica. Senne, a professor emeritus and chair of civil engineering for at S&T 20 years, died in 2016. In addition to civil engineering, he was an avid astronomer who made the astronomical calculations for S&T’s Stonehenge replica, completed in 1984.

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