The Scientific Purpose Behind Cathedral Designs

Sancte Pater has the skinny from Thomas Woods, Jr.: “The Italian astronomer Giovanni Cassini, a student of the Jesuits Riccioloi and Grimaldi, used the observatory at the splendid Basilica of San Petronio in Bologna to lend support to Kepler’s model. “Here we see an important way in which the Church contributed to astronomy that is [Read More...]