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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Biography portal Catholicism portal Astronomy portal Vatican City portal. On entry into the order, he was consolmagn as an astronomer to the Vatican Observatorywhere he also serves as curator of the Vatican Meteorite collectiona position he has held since then.

Edited by Guy Consolmagno. He took vows as a Jesuit brother inand studied philosophy and theology at Loyola University Chicago, and physics at the University of Chicago before his assignment to the Vatican Observatory in 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. This page was last edited on 5 Octoberat His research is centered on vuy connections between meteorites and asteroidsand the origin and evolution of small bodies in the solar system.


The density and porosity of lunar rocks.

Guy Consolmagno SJ

The period of rotation, shape, density, and homogeneous surface color of the Centaur Pholus. Density, porosity and magnetic susceptibility of achondritic meteorites. From consolmagho was a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer at the Harvard College Observatory, and from continued as postdoc and lecturer at MIT. The measurement of meteorite heat capacity at low temperatures using liquid nitrogen vaporization.

The Way to the Dwelling of Light. In he entered the Society of Jesusand took vows as a brother in Enstatite chondrite density, conwolmagno susceptibility and porosity. Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?

Guy Consolmagno – Wikipedia

The contamination of the surface of Vesta by impacts and the delivery of the dark material. Stony meteorite thermal properties and their relationship to meteorite chemical and physical states.

Schaefer; Prentice Hall, Retrieved 20 December He believes in the need for science and religion to work alongside one another rather than as competing ideologies.

vonsolmagno He was an invited participant in Scifoo in as well. In addition to his continuing professional work in planetary science, he has also studied philosophy and theology.


Evidence of N2-Ice on the surface of the icy dwarf planet FY9. Director of the Vatican Observatory. Our Sunday Visitor, A Textbook in Planetary Sciences.

The significance of meteorite density and porosity. Retrieved September 20, ConeolmagnoMichiganU. Retrieved July 3, He has coauthored two astronomy books: Consolmagno in his lab. Retrieved May 1, Retrieved from ” https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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.

On Being with Krista Tippett. Astronomy and the Vatican. Adventures of a Vatican Scientist. Consolmagno gave the keynote speech at the Consolmagon amateur telescope making convention on Aug