Fellow of the Meteoritical Society, Ph. From he was a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer at the Harvard College Observatory, and from continued as postdoc and lecturer at MIT. Upon his return to the US in he became an assistant professor of physics at Lafayette College, in Easton, Pennsylvania, where he taught until his entry into the Jesuit order in He took vows as a Jesuit brother in , and studied philosophy and theology at Loyola University Chicago, and physics at the University of Chicago before his assignment to the Vatican Observatory in Schaefer; Prentice Hall,
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In he entered the Society of Jesus , and took vows as a brother in On entry into the order, he was assigned as an astronomer to the Vatican Observatory , where he also serves as curator of the Vatican Meteorite collection , a position he has held since then.
In addition to his continuing professional work in planetary science, he has also studied philosophy and theology. His research is centered on the connections between meteorites and asteroids , and the origin and evolution of small bodies in the solar system.
In addition to over 40 refereed scientific papers, he has co-authored several books on astronomy for the popular market, which have been translated into multiple languages. He believes in the need for science and religion to work alongside one another rather than as competing ideologies.
Consolmagno is a popular speaker as well as a writer of popular science. He was an invited participant in Scifoo in as well. Consolmagno gave the keynote speech at the Stellafane amateur telescope making convention on Aug In the interview, Consolmagno and Coyne discussed their distinct and intimate relationships with science and faith.
The show aired for a second time in , and for a third time in September
Books by Guy Consolmagno