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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Guy Joseph Consolmagno | IAU

Turn Left at Orion: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The measurement of meteorite heat capacity at low temperatures using liquid nitrogen vaporization.

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. He has coauthored two astronomy books: Cambridge University Press, ; fourth edition, Enstatite chondrite density, magnetic susceptibility and porosity.

Adventures of a Vatican Scientist. From he was a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer at the Harvard College Observatory, and from continued as postdoc and lecturer at MIT.


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He believes in the need for science and religion to work alongside one another rather than as competing ideologies. Retrieved from ” https: On July 2,he was awarded the Consolmagnoo 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. Edited by Guy Consolmagno.

Guy Joseph Consolmagno

He was an invited participant in Scifoo in as well. Consolmagno gave the keynote speech at the Stellafane amateur telescope making convention on Aug Jesuit planetary scientist to head Vatican Observatory”.

Retrieved 20 December In addition to over 40 refereed consolmaagno papers, he has co-authored several books on astronomy for the popular market, which have been translated into multiple languages.

Upon his return to the US in he became an assistant professor of physics at Lafayette College, in Easton, Pennsylvania, where he taught until his entry into the Jesuit order in Density, magnetic susceptibility, and the characterization of ordinary chondrite falls and showers.


Retrieved July 3, Our Sunday Visitor, Guy Consolmagno and Martha Schaefer. In addition to his continuing professional work in planetary science, he has also studied philosophy and theology.

The period of rotation, shape, density, and homogeneous surface color of the Centaur Pholus. Consolmagno is a popular speaker as well as a writer of popular science.

Br. Guy Consolmagno, SJ – Biography

The density and porosity of lunar rocks. Density, porosity and magnetic susceptibility of achondritic meteorites.

Retrieved September 20, Is Vesta an intact and pristine protoplanet? In he entered the Society of Jesusand took vows as a brother in Views Consolmayno Edit View history. DetroitMichiganU.

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.