Workshop of interdisciplinary studies. Angelo Secchi (1818-1878) SJ: the scientist and his time

The Workshop will be held on September 6, 2018 in Rome, at the Biblioteca Casanatense. A historical memoir that will address the relationship between Jesuits and astronomy and examine the contribution of Father Angelo Secchi to the development of astrophysics, meteorology, earth physics, geodesy, oceanography and of the related instruments and research methodologies. Programme

International Conference The Legacy of Angelo Secchi SJ 200 years after his birth

The International Conference ‘The Legacy of Angelo Secchi SJ 200 years after his birth’ will be held in Rome on September 3-5, 2018, at the Biblioteca Casanatense. Internationally renowned scholars will recall Secchi’s contributions to the different fields where he carried out pioneering and innovative research. Father Angelo Secchi was undoubtedly one of the first…