Monday, October 26, 2015

Science, Ethics and Religion at The Hill Nov. 8

Jennifer Wiseman
Jennifer J. Wiseman, Ph.D., Director of the American Academy for the Advancment of Science Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion, will give a free public lecture on “Our Amazing, Inspiring Universe” at The Hill School’s Center For The Arts, 860 Beech Street, at 4 p.m on Sunday, Nov. 8.

Dr. Wiseman, who discovered Comet Wiseman-Skiff in 1987, is Senior Project Scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. 

She studies star-forming regions of our galaxy using radio, optical, and infrared telescopes.

Educated at MIT and Harvard, she did further research at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory and Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Wiseman also has an interest in public science policy and has served as a Congressional Science
Fellow of the American Physical Society, working with the staff of the Science Committee of the
U.S. House of Representatives. 

Dr. Wiseman is a Fellow of the American Scientific Affiliation, a network of Christians in Science. 

She enjoys giving talks to churches, schools, and campus groups on the excitement of astronomy and scientific discovery. 

Dr. Wiseman will join the Rev. Dr. Carter Lester for the sermon at 10:30 a.m. worship Sunday morning at First Presbyterian Church, 750 N Evans St., and will give a lecture on Monday to The Hill School students and faculty. 

Her visit to Pottstown is co-sponsored by First Presbyterian and the Warner Program Fund of The Hill’s Alumni Chapel.

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