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Jesuit Brother and Vatican astronomer Guy Consolmagno SJ today received one of planetary science's most prestigious awards, the Carl Sagan Medal.  It was awarded to him at the 46th annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society's Division of Planetary Scientists in Tucson, Arizona.The Carl Sagan Medal was created in 1998 in commemoration of astronomer Carl Sagan, whose popular TV series “Cosmos” helped to generate enthusiasm for science and for space travel.  ...
A record number of boys and girls from Stonyhurst College have successfully completed their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Gold level expedition. Nineteen sixth formers from Stonyhurst walked 50 miles in Snowdonia over four days and three nights, crossing over the shoulder of Snowdon. Navigation and wild camping tested their survival skills in a situation where the facilities of a "normal" campsite were a very long way away. Mrs Jenny Shelley, Head of Chemistry at Stonyhurst and the...