ASTRONOMY, GOD AND THE SEARCH FOR ELEGANCE
- Dates: March 15, 2018
- Times: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Host: Office of the Dean of Science and Sustainability
Venue: Aquinas College
Wege Center - 3rd Floor - Ballroom, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
- Phone: (616) 632-8900
- Category: Lecture/Education
- Price Per Person: Free
In this lecture, Br. Guy will help bridge scientific and religious understanding of the cosmos as he reflects on science and aesthetics in "Astronomy, God, and the Search for Elegance."
Office of the Dean of Science and Sustainability
Catholic Studies at Aquinas College
Franciscan Life Process Center
About the Speaker:
Brother Guy J. Consolmagno, S.J. is a leading American research astronomer, internationally renowned speaker, Jesuit brother, Director of the Vatican Observatory in Rome, and President of the Vatican Observatory Foundation.
Br. Guy, a native of Detroit, earned his Ph.D. in Planetary Science from the University of Arizona in 1978. From 1978-80 he was a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer at the Harvard College Observatory, and from 1980-83 he continued as a postdoc and lecturer at MIT.
Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.