Ryan Augustin, a junior majoring in biochemistry, was awarded a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, an award that honors outstanding students who plan to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. Juniors Elizabeth Annoni and Mark Painter were named honorable mentions.
The university observatory will open its doors for public observing on Nov. 28 and Dec. 12.
He will present and take questions on developments in physics and mathematics on Creation, the “Big Bang Theory,” and the complementarity between new physics, philosophy and theology.
The University of St. Thomas Physics Department Observatory