It happened on OCTOBER 19

1910
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar was born. A Pakistani mathematician and physicist, he won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1983 together with William Fowler, for their studies on gravitational collapse and on white dwarf stars. He was also interested in philosophical questions in science, publishing Truth and Beauty: Aesthetics and Motivations in Science, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987). He died in Chicago August 21, 1995.


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.