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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...
Scorpions: What’s not to Love?

Scorpions: What’s not to Love?

For chemistry professor Jeffrey Macedone, studying scorpions “turned this hairy, creepy little creature into a thing of beauty made by a Creator.”  BYU Magazine’s new YouTube series, “A Thing of Beauty,” features BYU professors and...