Chris Graney, Astronomy Professor will speak to Adult Forum Nov 6th and 13th

Chris Graney will engage the Adult Forum

November 6th: 

A Curious Tale in which an Anglican Priest Discovers the Modern Solar System and Destroys the Inhabitants of Jupiter

November 13th: 

So How’d a Kentucky Community College Professor end up Blogging for the Vatican Observatory, Anyway?

Christopher M. Graney is professor of physics and astronomy at Jefferson Community & Technical College in Louisville, Kentucky (USA), where he helps keep the college’s observatory running. For some years now his research focus has been the history of astronomy, especially the late 16th and early 17th centuries. He is the author of the 2015 book Setting Aside All Authority: Giovanni Battista Riccioli and the Science Against Copernicus in the Age of Galileo, published by the University of Notre Dame Press.  He also writes for “The Catholic Astronomer,” the blog of the Vatican Observatory.