Video Bundle: An Introduction to the Universe: The Big Ideas of Astronomy + Meaning: Exploring the Big Questions of the Cosmos with the Vatican's Top Astronomer - 9 Discs Total

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Video Bundle: An Introduction to the Universe: The Big Ideas of Astronomy + Meaning: Exploring the Big Questions of the Cosmos with the Vatican's Top Astronomer - 9 Discs Total

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2 Course Bundle: 24 Lectures (9 Discs) Including an Electronic Study Guide

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Meaning: Exploring the Big Questions of the Cosmos with the Vatican's Top Astronomer - DVD Set   +$44.00

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This is a special discounted price for a bundle of two video programs by Dr. Guy Consolmagno S.J., Ph.D.:

An Introduction to the Universe: The Big Ideas of Astronomy *

Meaning: Exploring the Big Questions of the Cosmos with the Vatican's Top Astronomer

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Your Free Electronic Study Guide! When you order this bundle, we will send you a free electronic study guide for each program that you can access in 3 convenient ways:

1) You can check your order confirmation email. It will include a link that enables you to download your guides.

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3) Your case of CDs or DVDs will contain a copy of your electronic guide on CD. Simply insert this disc into your computer's CD/DVD drive to access your guide.

* This program does not include an Electronic Study Guide

Topic Titles
Topic Titles
An Introduction to the Universe: The Big Ideas of Astronomy
  • Naked Astronomy
  • Dark Skies
  • Astronomy in the Bible
  • Astronomy and Astrology
  • A Bestiary of Telescopes
  • A Night at the Telescope
  • My Favorite Planet
  • Exploring Other Solar Systems
  • Walking on Other Worlds
  • The Big Bang
  • The Known Unknown
  • The Big Questions

 

Meaning: Exploring the Big Questions of the Cosmos with the Vatican's Top Astronomer
  • Does Science Need God?
  • Scripture or Science?
  • Is the Big Bang Compatible with a Creator God?
  • Does Modern Physics Prove God?
  • Does the Anthropic Principle Prove God Exists?
  • Are Miracles Contrary to Science?
  • What Is Life?
  • Would Extraterrestrials Need to Be Baptized?
  • Why is there Natural Evil?
  • How Do We Understand the End of the Universe?
  • Is the Resurrection Contrary to Science?
  • Can Science Explain Consciousness, Free Will, and the Soul?

 

About Your Presenter

Dr. Guy Consolmagno, S.J., is Director of the Vatican Observatory, a leading astronomer and meteoriticist, and a Jesuit brother. He earned undergraduate and master’s degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Planetary Science from the University of Arizona. Before entering the Jesuits in 1989, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard and MIT, served in the US Peace Corps, and taught university physics at Lafayette College. He has worked as a Vatican Observatory astronomer since 1993.

Br. Consolmagno’s research explores connections between meteorites, asteroids, and the evolution of small solar system bodies. The author of a monthly science column for The Tablet, he has written more than 200 scientific publications and a number of popular books, including Turn Left at Orion (with Dan Davis), and Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial? (with Paul Mueller). He has also hosted science programs for BBC Radio 4, appeared in numerous documentary films, and served as chair of the American Astronomical Society’s Division for Planetary Sciences. In 2000, the small bodies nomenclature committee of the International Astronomical Union named an asteroid, 4597 Consolmagno, in recognition of his work. In...

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