Beauty: The Nature of Discovery in Science


  • Categories: Lectures
  • Event posted: Oct. 7, 2010
  • Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014

Event details

Dr. Peter Kilpatrick, Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, will be giving a lecture entitled “Beauty: The Nature of Discovery in Science and Technology and the Role of the Beautiful in Our Ascendance to God." This event is part of the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Lecture Series and is co-sponsored by the Notre Dame Club of Topeka and the St. Lawrence Institute for Faith and Culture. KU faculty, staff and students are especially encouraged to attend. A light reception will follow. Dr. Kilpatrick will speak on beauty and science. Specifically, he will discuss how beauty and radiant form play a key role in enabling scientific researchers to discover new knowledge. As Kilpatrick will explain, this same quality of creation is what leads us to contemplate our eternal destiny.


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