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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Astronomy and the Vatican.

Guy Consolmagno SJ | Pathways to God

He believes in the need for science and religion to work alongside one another rather than as competing ideologies. On Being with Krista Tippett. His research is centered on the connections between meteorites and asteroidsand the origin and evolution of small bodies in the solar system.

The contamination of the surface of Vesta by impacts and the delivery of the dark material.

Guy Consolmagno

Consolmagno is a popular speaker as well as a writer of popular science. The Way to the Dwelling of Light.


An impact origin for the foliation of chondrites. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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. Schaefer; Prentice Hall, Cambridge University Press, ; fourth edition, Density, magnetic susceptibility, and the characterization of ordinary chondrite falls and showers.

He was an invited participant in Scifoo in as well. Enstatite chondrite density, magnetic susceptibility and porosity. From he was a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer at the Harvard College Ghy, and from continued as postdoc and lecturer at MIT.

The period of rotation, shape, density, and homogeneous surface color of the Centaur Pholus. In the interview, Consolmagno and Coyne discussed their distinct and intimate relationships with science and faith. Retrieved July 3, Consolmagno in his lab.

Guy Consolmagno SJ

Stony meteorite thermal properties and their relationship to meteorite chemical and physical states. Density, porosity and magnetic susceptibility of achondritic meteorites. Colors of inner disk classical Kuiper belt objects. Retrieved September 18, Evidence of N2-Ice on the surface of the icy dwarf planet FY9. Inhe said, “Religion gy 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.

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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. Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The significance of consolmgno density and porosity. Turn Left at Orion: Director of the Vatican Observatory. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

DetroitMichiganU. Edited by Guy Consolmagno. This page was last edited on 5 Octoberat Biography portal Catholicism portal Astronomy portal Vatican City portal. Adventures of a Vatican Scientist. Retrieved May 1,