Brother Guy Consolmagno SJ is Director of the the Vatican Observatory and President of the Vatican Observatory Foundation. A native of Detroit, Michigan. Brother Guy Consolmagno, head of the Vatican Observatory, explains how he combines a love for science with his love for God. Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ, is the Director of the Vatican Observatory and President of the Vatican Observatory Foundation. A native of.

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Adventures of a Vatican Scientist. He has coauthored two astronomy books: Retrieved September 20, On July 2,he was awarded the Carl Sagan Medal for outstanding communication by an active planetary scientist to the general public by the Division for Planetary Sciences consolmango the American Astronomical Society.

In addition to over 40 refereed scientific papers, he has co-authored several ghy on astronomy for the popular market, which have been translated into multiple languages. In addition to his continuing professional work in planetary science, he has also studied philosophy and theology. Retrieved July 3, Edited by Guy Consolmagno.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Guy Consolmagno and Martha Schaefer. Astronomy and the Vatican. In the interview, Consolmagno and Coyne discussed their distinct and intimate relationships with science and faith.

Turn Left at Orion: New measurements and analysis. Upon his return to the US in he became an assistant professor of physics at Lafayette College, in Easton, Pennsylvania, where he taught until his entry into the Jesuit order in The contamination of the surface of Vesta by impacts and the delivery of the dark material. Jesuit planetary scientist to head Vatican Observatory”. Heterogeneity in lunar anorthosite meteorites: On entry into the order, he was assigned as an astronomer to the Vatican Observatorywhere he also serves as curator of the Vatican Meteorite collectiona position he has held since then.


Consolmagno is a popular speaker as well as a writer of popular science. Colors of inner disk classical Kuiper belt objects.

Inhe said, “Religion needs science to keep it away from superstition and keep it close to reality, to protect it from creationismwhich at the end of the day is a kind of paganism — it’s turning God into a nature god.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Archived from the original on May 2, Enstatite chondrite density, magnetic susceptibility and porosity.

Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial? The measurement of meteorite heat capacity at low temperatures using liquid nitrogen coonsolmagno.

The significance of meteorite density and porosity. In he entered the Society of Jesusand took vows as a brother in Giy Sunday Visitor, He took vows as a Jesuit brother inand studied philosophy and theology at Loyola University Chicago, and physics at the University of Chicago before his assignment to the Vatican Observatory in He believes in the need for science and religion to work alongside one another rather than as competing ideologies.


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Br. Guy Consolmagno, SJ – Biography

Consolmagno gave the keynote speech at the Stellafane amateur telescope making convention on Aug The show aired for a second time inand for a third time in September Retrieved May 1, He was an invited participant in Scifoo in as well.

On Being with Krista Tippett. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Evidence of N2-Ice on the surface of the icy dwarf planet FY9. Retrieved September 18, Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 5 Gutat Retrieved 20 December Schaefer; Prentice Hall, Density, porosity and magnetic susceptibility of achondritic meteorites. Consolmagno in his lab.

From huy was a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer at the Harvard College Observatory, and from continued as postdoc and lecturer at MIT. The density and porosity of lunar consomagno.

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