(UPI) – A Rhode Island man is celebrating the achievement of his lifelong dream after earning his doctorate in physics at age 89.
Manfred Steiner, who previously earned a medical degree and a doctorate in biochemistry, said his attention turned back to physics after he retired at age 70 from working as a hematologist at Brown University.
Steiner said he had always wanted to story physics, but went into medicine, instead, at his family's urging. He said retirement allowed him to start taking physics classes at Brown.
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