What technology is required to aid humans in their attempt to discover whether life exists outside of our Earth?
Italian physicist, Dr. Paolo Beltrame spent 15 years on the hunt for dark matter, and this hunt led him to God.
If we met extraterrestrial creatures with the biological capacity to have rational thought, art would tell us if they were ensouled by God.
What kind of chemistry does life, as we know it, require in order to exist?
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, passed away February 14, 2020. As an astrophysicist, priest, and former director of the Vatican Observatory, he was a remarkable man.
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.'
The Vatican Observatory has just launched a brand new website, podcast, and online store. Here are the links!
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.
Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos: Possible Worlds is on TV this fall. I'm a big Cosmos fan. But of course, the show could always be better—maybe a lot better.