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, SJ a pioneer in the field of astrophysics. He wrote that 'even scientific intelligence is one of the gifts of the Holy Spirit.'
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.
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.
Discover the miracle from Lourdes that brought about the conversion of Nobel Prize winning physician, Dr. Alexis Carrell.
Scientists Charles Darwin and Gregor Mendel were contemporaries. Mendel certainly knew of Charles Darwin, but did Darwin ignore Gregor Mendel's work?
Known as the "father of genetics," Gregor Mendel was also a priest, teacher, and abbot, raised bees, recorded meteorological data, and tracked sunspots!
This year's Templeton Prize was awarded to the scientist who led Human Genome Project and whose work testifies to the haromony between faith and science.
David H. Levy’s bio on the Vatican Observatory website declares that he is “one of the most successful comet discoverers in history.”
We may assume that all scientists are products of formal education; though James Croll, Humphrey Davy, and Michael Faraday prove this isn't always the case.