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Adventures of a vatican astronomer–– 11 february, 2019

br. Guy Consolmagno, director of the Vatican Observatory

Br. Guy Consolmagno is both a Jesuit brother and a planetary scientist at the Vatican Observatory, splitting his time between the meteorite collection in Rome and the Vatican telescope in Arizona. Thanks to his Vatican connections, his work has sent him around the world several times to dozens of countries and every continent (including a meteorite hunting expedition to Antarctica). In this talk he will share some of those adventures, and reflect on the larger meaning of our common experience as scientists... not only what we do, but why we do it.

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Science and Religion: The Myth of Conflict –– 24 April, 2018

Prof. Stephen Barr

It is widely supposed that science and faith are inherently incompatible and historically have been at war. In Professor Barr's talk, it will be shown that this is a myth based largely on bad history and misunderstandings of traditional religious concepts.

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DARWIN, GOD, AND THE COSMOS: IS FAITH STILL RELEVANT IN A SCIENTIFIC WORLD? –– 30 November, 2018

Prof. Ken Miller

Modern science has its roots in western religious thought and owes some of its greatest discoveries to scientists who themselves were people of faith.

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