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For more than 100 years, the Vatican has supported an astronomical observatory. Indeed, the Church has not only supported astronomical research, but it has seen the study of the Heavens as a way of getting to know our Creator. In honor of the International Year of Astronomy, the Vatican and its Observatory present an incredible demonstration of the beauty of the universe a ...more
Hardcover, 231 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Our Sunday Visitor (IN)
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American research astronomer and planetary scientist at the Vatican Observatory.

B.A. and M.A. at MIT, Ph.D. at the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, all in planetary science. After postdoctoral research and teaching at Harvard College Observatory and MIT, in 1983 he joined the US Peace Corps to serve in Kenya for two years, teaching astronomy and physics. After his return he
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