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The Heavens Proclaim: Astronomy and the Vatican

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"Beyond these, many things lie hid; only a few of His works have we seen." Book of Sirach 43:34

Why does the starlit sky hold such a profound fascination for us? Perhaps because it is there that we encounter, commingled, the mystery of light and darkness two primal experiences connected with the beginning and end of human life. Perhaps it comes from seeing the order, both
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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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