Posts Tagged ‘planets’

Vatican astronomer sure there is life on other planets

Friday, September 26th, 2014

A Vatican astronomer believes there is life elsewhere in the universe, but he says discovering this will neither prove nor disprove the existence of God. Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno, who is the new president of the Vatican Observatory Foundation, said news of such a discovery won’t come as a big surprise. Br Consolmagno said he Read more

Jesuit awarded Carl Sagan Medal for science communication

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

A Jesuit brother has received the Carl Sagan Medal for his communication of astronomy and planetary science. Br Guy Consolmagno was given the award by The American Astronomical Society’s (AAS) Division for Planetary Sciences. The AAS praised Br Consolmagno for becoming “the voice of the juxtaposition of planetary science and astronomy with Christian belief”. It Read more