Eugenio Barsanti died in Seraing (Belgium). A Piarist priest, he taught philosophy, mathematics, and philosophy and in 1854, together with Felice Matteucci, invented the internal combustion engine.
Charles R. Darwin died in Down (Kent, England). He was an English naturalist, geologist, and botanist. Revolutionizing the idea of the origin of the species and the origin of man, he started a heated debate that is still going to this day
400° Anniversary of Galileo Galilei’s Letter to Madame Christina of Lorraine (1615)
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).
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.