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In occasione dell'anno internazionale dell'astronomia la Specola Vaticana ha pubblicato un volume, curato da Guy Consolmagno S.J., nel quale presenta se sessa e le ricerche che i suoi membri svolgono. Il volume tocca cosi gli snodi fondamentali della storia della Specola visti alla luce dell'evoluzione della ricerca scientifica e delle tecniche e degli strumenti ad essa associate.

Il volume può essere acquistato anche su amazon nel sito italiano.

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God’s Mechanic Goes Google

Thursday, 29 October 2009 17:24

How does religion work in a culture shaped by science and technology? How do scientists and engineers practice their religions? How in particular does a Jesuit brother, and an MIT graduate with a PhD in planetary science, make sense of his Catholicism? Brother Guy Consolmagno, S.J. addressed these issues in his presentation of God’s Mechanics to approximately 100 on the Google campus in California.

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Br Guy on Kentucky Radio

Monday, 08 October 2012 09:30

Two new radio shows with Br Guy available online.

Published in Vatican Observatory

More on Galileo Anniversary

Friday, 15 April 2011 07:58

The Associated Press has picked up the Galileo story too, so Br. Guy and the Vatican Observatory are popping up all over the place.

Published in VO Foundation

Galileo Anniversary

Friday, 08 April 2011 07:45

Catholic News Service published an article on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of Galileo's first telescope observations. Much of the article comes from an interview with Br. Guy Consolmagno.

Published in VO Foundation

Guy Consolmagno's interview at Appalachian State University is now online.

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Cosmology: Making Sense of the Universe

Tuesday, 01 February 2011 07:30

Our "cosmology" is the sum of our assumptions and deductions of how the universe behaves. With the advent of modern physics, the term has been appropriated by physicists and astronomers to represent a scientific description of the origin and nature of the physical universe.

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So Why Does the Pope Need Astronomers?

Friday, 16 October 2009 05:08

by Jared Field of The Michigan Catholic News, Archdiocese of Detroit

"Understanding the universe is one of the ways you get to understand the creator," said Bro. Guy Consolmagno, SJ, a Vatican astronomer.

Published in VO Foundation