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Brother Guy Consolmagno SJ is a planetary scientist and Curator of Meteorites at the Vatican Observatory. He earned two degrees from MIT and a Ph. D. in Planetary Science from the University of Arizona, was a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard/Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and MIT, served in the US Peace Corps, and taught physics, before entering the Jesuits in 1989. At the Vatican Observatory since 1993, his research explores the physical nature of meteorites, asteroids, and dwarf planets. He is also a co-author (with Dan Davis) of the astronomy best-seller Turn Left at Orion.

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Date: September 30, 2009 Title: The Delight of Stars Podcaster: Brother Guy Consolmagno Organization: The Vatican Observatory http://www.vaticanobservatory.org/ The music “Ocean Blue” was written and performed by Warren Raiti Description: The Vatican Observatory is one of the oldest astronomical institutions in the world, dating from the reform of the calendar in 1582 — when Galileo […]