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NOVA-Alexandria to host discussion on intersection of religion and science with Dr. George Coyne, March 17


The Biology and Natural Sciences Division and the Alexandria Honors Program at Northern Virginia Community College Alexandria Campus will host “The Dance of the Fertile Universe: Chance and Destiny Embrace” with Dr. George Coyne. Coyne is a Jesuit priest, astronomer, and former director of the Vatican Observatory and head of the observatory’s research group which is based at the University of Arizona, Tucson. The discussion will address the current scientific understanding of the universe and the evolution of life within it.


12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2015


Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus

Bisdorf Building, Room 196

5000 Dawes Ave., Alexandria, VA 22311

Media Contact: Kathy Thompson| 703.425.5839 | kthompson@nvcc.edu

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