LiveScience Launches Facebook Sweepstakes Offering Dozens of Prizes

Want a telescope? Crave a digital chemistry set or cool meteorite? Want to show off your geekiness on a T-shirt?

On Monday (Dec. 19), LiveScience launched a sweepstakes on Facebook to give away T-shirts, a digital microscope, a telescope and digital camera, among a slew of other cool prizes.

The sweepstakes, available only to U.S. residents ages 18 and older, ends Jan. 16, 2012, at 9 a.m. ET. LiveScience Facebook fans can get another chance to win by sharing with their Facebook friends.

Check out the prizes!

Grand Prize

Four participants will walk away with one of the following:

  • Orion SpaceProbe 130St Equatorial Reflector Telescope
  • Thames & Kosmos CHEM C3000 Chemistry Set
  • Celestron 44340 LCD Digital Microscope with Built-in Digital Camera
  • FujiFilm FinePix F550 EXR Digital Camera

2nd Prize

12 participants will win one of the following:

  • A Morocco meteorite
  • Celestron 44320 Microscope - Digital Student Kit
  • Popular Science magazine ( 24 issues)
  • National Geographic magazine (12 issues)
  • Meteorite (3-pack collection)
  • Russian meteorite fragment

3rd Prize

78 participants will win one of the following:

  • Life's Little Mysteries book
  • Forces of Nature calendar
  • Wonders of the Natural World calendar
  • LiveScience T-Shirt  

The T-shirt slogan, "In Theory, Science Is Awesome," won out over several possibilities in a separate voting campaign conducted on LiveScience and Facebook.