Today’s featured entry from the Vatican Observatory Faith and Science pages:
“A History of the Vatican Observatory” (click here for it)
This is chapter from the book The Heavens Proclaim: Astronomy and the Vatican. This chapter was written by Fr. Sabino Maffeo, a physicist with the Vatican Observatory since 1985, and is a condensed version of his book In the Service of Nine Popes…. click here to continue.
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