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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,...
Go Ahead, Take the Hard Classes

Go Ahead, Take the Hard Classes

Dr. Pete Roming may now be the director of Southwest Research Institute’s Space Engineering Department, but he still remembers how BYU helped start his career. “Almost every job I have had I can trace back to Brigham Young University,” Roming said. “When I was a grad...
Exciting Stars, Exciting Times, Exciting Research

Exciting Stars, Exciting Times, Exciting Research

David neilsen and eric hirschmann have spent years studying binary partnerships that are millions, even billions, of light years away in the universe—and those binary partnerships echo their personal partnership, both as friends and as research colleagues. Neilsen and...