Fr. Angelo Secchi, S.J. and the Voyage of the Immacolata Concezione

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  • 1300 words
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This article from Br. Bob Macke, S. J. (an astronomer at the Vatican Observatory) is from the web page of the International Society of Limnology (SIL), the oldest and only international society devoted to the study of inland waters.  The SIL maintains a listing of Notable Limnologists, and Fr. Secchi is one of these, as well as being an astronomer. This article focuses on his work studying water while aboard the papal naval vessel Immacolata Concezione.

Click here to access this article from SIL.