Nicholls professors to discuss the history of the Star of Bethlehem

THIBODAUX, La. — Nicholls State University physical science professors, Dr. Chadwick Young and Dr. Kaisa Young, will explore the origin of the Star of Bethlehem in a presentation at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5, in the Plantation Suite in the Student Union.

Also known as the Christmas Star, the Star of Bethlehem signaled the birth of Jesus and led the three wise men to Bethlehem, according to the nativity story.

Titled “O Star of Wonder: The Astronomy, History and Mystery of the Star of Bethlehem,” the Youngs’ presentation will offer insight into the genesis of the star while also surveying its significance on Christianity.

The event is free and open to the public.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 2, 2016

CONTACT: Jacob Batte, Media Relations and Publications Coordinator, 985.448.4141 or jacob.batte@www.nicholls.edu

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