An Evening with the Vatican Observatory: VOF Annual Seminar 2019

Join Br. Guy Consolmagno, S.J., Ph.D. (H'2014), Director of the Vatican Observatory in Castel Gandolfo and Tucson, Arizona, for an evening with Rev. Paul Mueller, S.J., Ph.D. (historian and philospher of science), Rev. David Brown, S.J. , Ph.D. (astrophysicist), and Professor Michelle Francl, Ph.D. (Frank B. Mallory Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the Department of  Chemistry at Bryn Mawr College).

Light refreshments will be served.

Time: 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Copley Formal Lounge (in Copley Hall). Please click on the photo for the complete schedule, including the titles of the talks and speaker bios.

Before the evening program, guided tours of Georgetown University's historic Heyden Observatory will be led by current and alumni members of the Georgetown University Astronomical Society, Nick Poplawski (SFS '08) and Laura Ratliff (COL '20).

Time: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Heyden Observatory

All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, June 3, 2019 at 4:00pm to 9:30pm

Copley Formal Lounge & Heyden Observatory Georgetown University Main Campus, 37th & O Streets NW

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Scholars of the Vatican Observatory (Specola Vaticana)

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Rev. Justin Whittington, S.J.

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