I've decided to take the elements of materialism and shape them into a purportedly accurate, though mythic, narrative. This is what our culture has been missing for far too long — a creation story for young atheistic materialists.
Apologists and well-read Catholics can point to many priest-scientists and declare forcefully what Fr. Georges Lemaître discoverer of the "Big Bang" robustly proclaimed in 1933: "There is no conflict between religion and science."
Contrary to the popular understanding, the natural sciences are not morally neutral. Not only do the findings of science have moral implications, the actual work of scientific research presupposes that the researcher himself is a man of virtue.
Father Copernicus seems to have been so self-effacing that he was not considered well-known enough for a marked grave. He did not change the world as Christ did, but he changed the way the world is understood.