It happened on JULY 2

1561

Christoph Grienberger was born in Hall in Tirol (Austria). He was an Austrian mathematician, astronomer, and Jesuit priest, who taught mathematics in his home country and in Rome. He authored mathematical and astronomical works, among them a catalogue of the astronomical coordinates of the fixed stars known at the time (Catalogus veteres affixarum stellarum longitudines et latitudines cum novis stellis collatas continens, 1612).


The Rainbow between Science and Religion

400° Anniversary of Galileo Galilei’s Letter to Madame Christina of Lorraine (1615)

The full text of the Letter
 
The Notion od Scientific Proof in Galileo’s Letter to Christina, from “The Rethoric of Proof in Galileo’s Writings on the Copernican System” (1985), by Jean Dietz Moss

Interdisciplinary Encyclopedia of Religion and Science

The Encyclopedia, published by the Centro di Documentazione Interdisciplinare di Scienza e Fede operating at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, provides new, scholarly articles in the rapidly growing international field of Religion and Science (ISSN: 2037-2329).

Anthology and Documents

In order to make some relevant documents better known in the scientific community, the section provides key materials for study and reflection concerning the dialogue among science, philosophy, and theology.