Tag: Astronomy

Jesuit astronomer: Science helps us know God better

Jesuit astronomer: Science helps us know God better

| April 11, 2012 | 1 Comment

Growing up in Detroit in the late 1950s when the space race was heating up between the United States and Soviet Union, Guy Consolmagno dreamed about someday becoming a scientist.

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Night in the cold leaves trio seeing stars

Night in the cold leaves trio seeing stars

| February 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

What kind of person would drive out into the country on a frigid winter night, get out of the car and stand in below-zero temperatures for three hours?

“A special brand of idiot,” quip­ped Steve Baranski, who did just that during a recent cold snap that saw temperatures after sunset fall to below zero, with wind chills classified as dangerous.

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