R.I. man earns Ph.D. from Brown University and becomes physicist at 89

A Rhode Island man achieved a lifelong dream when he earned a Ph.D. in physics from Brown University at 89-years-old.

Though Manfred Steiner already has two doctorates and a 30-year-career in medicine under his belt, a degree in physics has always been a goal.

“It’s an old dream that starts in my childhood,” he said in a post from Brown University. “I always wanted to become a physicist.”

Steiner grew up in Austria, and emigrated to the United States after earning a medical doctorate from the University of Vienna in 1955.

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