Bradstreet Featured on Bible Gateway


Bible Gateway recently interviewed David Bradstreet on his new book, Star Struck: Seeing the Creator in the Wonders of Our Cosmos (Zondervan, 2016).  Ever wonder; just how large is the Universe?  Or, how might studying the stars impact your Christian faith?  What about, do you think there's life in outer space?  Hear Dr. Bradstreet's answers to all of these questions and more on the Bible Gateway Blog.

 


David H. Bradstreet, PH.D Professor and Chair of Astronomy and Physics, Observatory/Planetarium Director.

Dr. Bradstreet earned a B.S. from Eastern College in Astronomy, Communications and Secondary Education and a M.S. and Ph. D. in Astronomy and Astrophysics from the University of Pennsylvania.  He has worked with NASA, the National Science Foundation and the International Astronomical Union.  He is currently the senior most full-time Faculty member at Eastern University, beginning his 41st year of teaching there.  Dr. Bradstreet was instrumental in raising the funds for and designing the Observatory which bears his name.  He also helped raise the funds for both digital upgrades of the Fowler Planetarium in 2006 and 2015.  He co-authored the Binary Maker 3.0 software program that helps astronomical researchers worldwide calculate the characteristics of binary stars. In 2014 the International Astronomical Union named the asteroid 5826 Bradstreet in honor of his work in binary stars and for his innovative Spitz Fulldome Planetarium Curriculum.  Dr. Bradstreet has been happily married to his best friend, Colleen, for 40 years.  Email: dbradstr@eastern.edu

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