1614 The Pope’s Astronomer and the Farmer and His Dell

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Hour 1

Br. GuyBrother Bruce Consolmagno SJ is a Detroiter who was named director of the Vatican Observatory (pictured above) in 2015. Consolmagno is a planetary scientist who has studied meteorites and asteroids as an astronomer with the Vatican Observatory since 1993. He had been serving as president of the Vatican Observatory Foundation, coordinator of public relations and curator of the Vatican meteorite collection in Castelo Gandolfo, one of the largest in the world.

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Br. Bruce will visit Our Lady Queen of Martyrs in Berkely, MI on Monday, April 11.  In the morning he will talk with the students in the same classrooms where he attended grade school in the early ’60s.  Later that night at 7:30 he will speak with the parents in an gathering at the church.

Ben-Carpenter-4-11-150x150Ben Carpenter paid a return visit to the Internet Advisor to talk about technology and farming.  Ben has been a frequent commentator over the years both online and on the phone talking about the technology that he uses to farm over a 1,000 acres of corn, soy and wheat near the Ohio border in southern Michigan along with his nephew.  Ben has his own website where you can find out more about his collection of antique and steam farm equipment.

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Hour 2

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