Astronomy in The Ozarks With Dr. Burriss, PhD

Sterling Scholars Presentation will feature ASTRONOMY IN THE OZARKS with Dr. Debra Burris, PhD. The event is set for Wednesday, August 3, 1:15pm-2:15pm.

Kitchen astronomy! No special tools required.  Navigate the night sky without needing telescope and learn how to identify the seasonal patterns from our vantage point in the Ozarks as we move through the year.

Debra Burris, PhD, is an Associate Professor in Physics at the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) where she teaches courses with an astrophysics emphasis.  She earned her degree from the University of Oklahoma (OU) in 1998, where her research interests were Stellar Nucleosynthesis, Cosmochronology, and Spectroscopy.  She is a member of the American Astronomical Society and has written scientific articles for the Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific and the Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science.