Category Archive: Research Projects

Lysander Spooner University's Ongoing Research Projects

Nov 12


Summer 2016 has come and gone in the Rocky Mountains, and the glaciers are still here. (We have heard no news that any long-existing glacier melted away this year despite repeated governmental pronouncements that Summer 2016 was the ‘hottest ever.’) Here are some shots of Lysander Spooner University glacier chasing expeditions in 2016. Join us …

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Aug 08

Government experts now claiming glaciers at GNP are melting faster than predicted!

Throughout Glacier National Park there are signs, posters and statements predicting that all of GNP’s glaciers will disappear by around 2030. The government films and flyers provided at GNP also make this claim. A new government website–published by the U.S. Geological Survey–now suggests this (2030) prediction is too conservative: A computer-based climate model predicts that …

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Aug 06

Our annual research trip to Glacier National Park: weekend of September 9-11

The average date of first freeze in East Glacier, Montana falls around September 13. Around this date every year, summer melting begins to cease and snow and ice tend to start growing again in the Glacier Park area. Last year, Lysander Spooner University launched our climate change glacier-chasing research project. We aim to photograph and …

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Jul 30

Save these dates! Campaign Finance Lectures, Glacier Chasing Expeditions

We are now in mid-summer. A few upcoming dates for LSU events: Weekend of September 9-11, 2016: LSU’s annual glacier hunting trip to Glacier National Park! September 12, 2016: Lecture and discussion of campaign finance reform, Missoula Public Library 6:30

May 15

Next weekend: Join us for a trek into Montana’s Crazy Mountains to ‘chase ice’

In 2016, Lysander Spooner University will embark on a series of research trips aimed at studying glacier in Montana and the greater Yellowstone region. Join us this coming Saturday at the sidewalk in front of the ‘MT Cup’ coffee shop in Livingston, Montana at around 8:00 a.m.. After introductions, we will caravan to the nearby …

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Apr 29

New Course!!: Energy Storage Innovation

Lysander Spooner University will put on an exciting 1-hour course on Friday, May 20, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.: Energy Storage Innovation!! The course will be taught by a local Montana mystery man: “Right On John.” See his Facebook page here. Right on John purports to be from Canada. He has invented and designed a wide …

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Apr 12


Saturday-Sunday, May 21-22, 2016 Did you know that there are hundreds of glaciers and permanent snowfields in Park County, Montana? Lysander Spooner University announces a research effort aimed at annually assessing the size and vitality of Park County’s glaciers. Join us on Saturday, May 21, 2016 for a field trip and hike into the Crazy …

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Jan 08

Will Glacier National Park’s glaciers be gone in four years?

by Dr. Roger I. Roots Last Fall I proposed a $5,000 bet that there will still be glaciers in Glacier National Park in 2030. This is contrary to DOZENS of signs inside Glacier National Park, as well as many government flyers and pamphlets that are handed out to GNP visitors. As of yet, no one …

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Sep 19

Lysander Spooner University Visits Glacier National Park 2015

Pictured above, the Jackson Glacier, taken at around its lowest point of the year, Sept. 13, 2015. We at Lysander Spooner University are embarking on a continuing research project to study and photograph Montana or Wyoming glaciers each year from the same vantage points and dates of the calendar. As many people know, various agencies …

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Aug 02

Proposed Constitutional Amendments to “Overturn Citizens United” Would Actually Overturn Hundreds of Cases

(Pictured above: Bernie Sanders, who is pushing to amend the Constitution to give much more power to the government to “regulate” (meaning fine, punish, or imprison for) (private) spending on ideological-oriented ads, pamphlets or broadcasts.) More than a dozen proposals have been introduced in the two chambers of Congress to supposedly overturn the Supreme Court’s …

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