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Chesterton House

A Center for Christian Studies at Cornell


Life in Christ, Life in the Lab

Dr. Marisa Cristina March is a cosmologist who specializes in dark energy science research, a field that seeks to understand the acceleration of the Universe.  Dr. March is a member of the ground based Dark Energy Survey where she works on supernova cosmology and observes at CTIO’s Blanco Telescope.  Dr.

Event Location: 
120 Physical Science Building

Did Darwin Promote Genocide?

The Priest Who Fathered the Big Bang

Georges Lemaitre was a Belgian mathematician, physicist and Catholic priest who conceived the Big Bang model for the origin of the cosmos. Historical research over the past decade has not only shown how central was Lemaitre’s role in the early 20th century search for cosmic origins, but also illuminates the unique difficulties Lemaitre faced in defending his scientific model in view of his very public profession as priest.

Event Location: 
105 Space Sciences

Brave New Atlantis: Rediscovering Humanity in the Post-Genomic Era

Event Location: 
Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium in Klarman Hall; Cornell University

"Is the Human Mind Reducible to Physics?"

St. Albert the Great Forum on Science and Religion

The human mind, its consciousness, its capacity for abstract thought, and its openness to truth cannot be given a purely physical or mechanical explanation.

Event Location: 
Anabel Taylor Hall Auditorium

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Claritas Conversation with Praveen Sethupathy

Join us for a conversation with Praveen Sethupathy, PhD. Dr. Sethupathy is an associate professor at the UNC School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, NC.

Claritas Conversations is a relaxed venue to watch films on various topics, hear professors reflect on their vocation, and discuss the implications of Christian faith for all aspects of life and learning.

Event Location: 
Location: Goldwin Smith Hall G64 - Kaufman Auditorium

The Twain Shall Meet