The Life of James Clerk Maxwell

The Life of James Clerk Maxwell

James Clerk Maxwell is considered the father of modern physics. Here we will present his contributions and influence within the timeline of his life.
Fr. George Coyne, SJ: Astrophysicist, Priest, and Former Director of the Vatican Observatory

Fr. George Coyne, SJ: Astrophysicist, Priest, and Former Director of the Vatican Observatory

Fr. George Coyne, SJ, passed away February 14, 2020. As an astrophysicist, priest, and former director of the Vatican Observatory, he was a remarkable man.
How These Scientists’ Belief in God Helped Them Understand Nature

How These Scientists’ Belief in God Helped Them Understand Nature

Here we highlight just a few of the many scientists whose belief in God helped them understand nature and gave them confidence to pursue scientific truth.
Fr. Angelo Secchi: Priest and the Father of Astrophysics

Fr. Angelo Secchi: Priest and the Father of Astrophysics

Fr. Angelo Secchi, SJ a pioneer in the field of astrophysics. He wrote that 'even scientific intelligence is one of the gifts of the Holy Spirit.'
Nikolas Steno: Father of Modern Geology

Nikolas Steno: Father of Modern Geology

Blessed Nikolas Steno was not only the father of modern geology, but also a faithful Catholic. His love of science only enhanced his belief in God.
Fingerprints: From Crime Scenes to Fighting Disease

Fingerprints: From Crime Scenes to Fighting Disease

Fingerprints are often used to solve crimes, but DNA sequencing (from the Human Genome Project) provides other promising benefits: fighting diseases.
Fr. Georges Lemaitre, 'Father' of the Big Bang Theory

Fr. Georges Lemaitre, 'Father' of the Big Bang Theory

There is a great deal of misunderstanding of the Big Bang theory. Many don't know about Fr. George Lemaitre and the state of cosmology at the time.
Dr. Jerome Lejeune: Holiness and the Genetics of Disease

Dr. Jerome Lejeune: Holiness and the Genetics of Disease

On January 21, 2021, the Vatican announced that Dr. Jerome Lejeune’s cause for canonization has moved forward, declaring him venerable.
Atheism and Religion: Stephen Hawking and the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Atheism and Religion: Stephen Hawking and the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

In 1968, Pope Paul VI appointed Stephen Hawking, a brilliant theoretical physicist, and atheist to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.
Advent: What Are We Waiting For?

Advent: What Are We Waiting For?

Waiting and watching is a characteristic of the Christian. However, Advent feels like a whirlwind of distractions rather than a time to prepare for Christ!

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