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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Retrieved May 1, Retrieved September 20, The show aired for a second time inand for a third time in September In the interview, Consolmagno and Coyne discussed their distinct and intimate relationships with science and faith.

Director of the Vatican Observatory. Archived from the original on May 2, He was an invited participant in Scifoo in as well.

Br. Guy Consolmagno, SJ – Biography

Cambridge Ugy Press, ; fourth edition, Retrieved July 3, 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 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 of the American Astronomical Society.


Density, magnetic susceptibility, and the characterization of ordinary chondrite falls and showers. Jesuit planetary scientist to head Vatican Observatory”.

An impact origin for the foliation of chondrites. Adventures of a Vatican Scientist. The significance of meteorite density and porosity.

This page was last edited on 5 Octoberat Density, porosity and magnetic susceptibility of achondritic meteorites. Consolmagno is a popular speaker as well as a writer of popular science. On Being with Krista Tippett.

Heterogeneity in lunar anorthosite meteorites: The density and porosity of lunar rocks. New measurements and analysis. Views Read Edit View history. He believes in the need for science and religion to work alongside one another rather than as competing ideologies. Edited by Guy Consolmagno.

Guy Consolmagno

Evidence of N2-Ice on the surface of the icy dwarf planet FY9. A Textbook in Planetary Sciences. The Way to the Dwelling of Light. Is Vesta an intact and pristine protoplanet? Stony meteorite thermal properties and their relationship to meteorite chemical and physical states. Enstatite chondrite density, magnetic susceptibility and porosity. In addition to over 40 refereed scientific papers, he has co-authored several books on astronomy for the popular market, which have been translated into multiple languages.


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Guy Consolmagno and Martha Schaefer. He has coauthored two astronomy books: Our Sunday Visitor, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. His research is centered on the connections between meteorites and asteroidsand the origin and evolution of small bodies in the solar system.

Inhe buy, “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.