Brother Astronomer Adventures of a Vatican Scientist

ISBN-10: 007135428X
ISBN-13: 9780071354288
Edition: 2000
Authors: Guy Consolmagno
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Description: In the current debate over science and religion, we tend to forget that not all religious traditions are anti-scientific, eg. the Vatican Observatory dates back to 1582. This book is part memoir, part science and part theology.

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 2/12/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

In the current debate over science and religion, we tend to forget that not all religious traditions are anti-scientific, eg. the Vatican Observatory dates back to 1582. This book is part memoir, part science and part theology.

Guy Consolmagno is a Jesuit brother at the Specola Vaticana (Vatican Observatory), dividing his time between Tucson, Arizona and Castel Gandolfo, Italy. He studies the origin and evolution of moons and asteroids in our solar system and uses a 3.5'' catadioptic and an 8'' Dobsonian.

Introduction: A Day in the Life
Upon These Rocks
Aliens at the Vatican
The Case of the Fiery Fingers
The Vindication of Mars
The Confession of a Vatican Scientist
Precursors of Evil
The Rift of Popular Culture
Finding God in Creation
Once in a Lifetime
Holes in the Sand
Call and Response
Justice in the Oceans of Europa
Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?
Wide Wild Whiteness
Well Met at Ansmet
Erebus and Terror
Soul on Ice
The Easter Egg Hunt
Walking in Heaven
We've Got Company
Acquainted with All My Ways
Hunting the White Elephant
Northward Ho! The Wagons
Afterword
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