Br. Guy Consolmagno, SJ, PhD, will deliver the 33rd annual Nash Memorial Lecture
entitled The New Physics and the Old Metaphysics
on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at Campion College, University of Regina (main campus). Admission is free and parking is available in ‘M’ areas of lot 3.
With reference to The Grand Design
, co-authored in 2010 by the physicists Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow, Br. Consolmagno will examine the argument that science can replace the need for God, and the questions it raises about our understanding of the nature of God and the relationship between science and theology.
Br. Consolmagno is a planetary scientist and Curator of Meteorites at the Vatican Observatory, and author of Brother Astronomer: Adventures of a Vatican Scientist
(McGraw Hill, 2000) and God's Mechanics: How Scientists and Engineers Make Sense of Religion