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Finding Your Place in the Universe

Finding Your Place in the Universe

Astronomy professor Denise Stephens encouraged students to embrace their talents and use them for good at a recent BYU Women’s Service and Resources leadership event. As an astronomer, Dr. Stephens researches the creation and destruction of stars in the universe,...
Brooks Britt: Perseverance, Patience and Perspective

Brooks Britt: Perseverance, Patience and Perspective

When a professional geologist gifted nine-year-old Brooks B. Britt his rock collection, Britt thought, “This is it. I’m going to be a geologist.” Characteristic of his independent nature, Britt began looking for fossils on his own at age ten and discovered his love of...
A Thing of Beauty: Sauropod Vertebrae

A Thing of Beauty: Sauropod Vertebrae

In BYU Magazine’s new YouTube video series, “A Thing of Beauty,” BYU professors and personalities sharing something they consider beautiful. Geological science professor, Dr. Brooks Britt share his thing of beauty: the sauropod...