Physics Professor D'Arruda Speaks at PBK Event
An audience of 80 people attended a presentation by Dr. Jose D'Arruda Saturday, Jan. 24, at The O'Neal School in Southern Pines.
D'Arruda, a noted professor of physics from UNC Pembroke, spoke about the Big Bang theory, the creation of the universe, the nature of dark matter and energy, the existence and size of distant galaxies, and "the black holes."
The educational lecture was sponsored by the Central Carolinas Phi Beta Kappa Association.
The audience was comprised of PBK members, their families, and the public from Cumberland, Lee, Moore, Robeson and Scotland counties.
The association, comprised of Phi Beta Kappa alumni, fosters friendship and lifelong learning through cultural and educational programs and community service projects, most particularly, the awarding of scholarships to outstanding college-bound high school students and recognition of high school teachers for excellence in teaching.
Any Phi Beta Kappa may join the Central Carolinas Association.
Inquiries may be made to (910) 949-6518 or (910) 215-4574.
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