A massive asteroid will be passing very close to earth, at least in astronomical terms, at 5:28 p.m. Tuesday.
Visiting Chicago’s museums is an enriching experience, but it can be prohibitively expensive. Most area museums schedule free days each year, and Illinois residents can take advantage of extra discounts. Read on for a round up of free days for the rest of 2011 – now you’ll know where to go the next time you have an unexpected day off.
An eclectic combination of historical and hip sets the South Loop neighborhood apart from its fellows. The once barely inhabited industrial section of the city is now densely populated with a vibrant, young community of professionals, students and families.
The president of the Adler Planetarium says he feels a sense of sadness that there will no longer be shuttles flying from earth to the International Space Station.
The Adler Planetarium has overhauled its sky show from a view of the heavens around Earth to a fly-through of the entire universe since the beginning of time.
Admission fees at the Adler Planetarium are set to go up, now that powerful Ald. Edward Burke (14th) has dropped his opposition to an increase.
The Adler Planetarium lost out on its bid to host one of the four retiring space shuttles on Tuesday, but it will be getting the next best thing: a shuttle simulator used to train astronauts.
A government shutdown would put the brakes on plans by NASA to announce the winners of three retired space shuttles. WBBM’s Mike Krauser reports… the Adler Planetarium is in the running.
The Adler Planetarium is mounting a campaign to land one of NASA’s retired space shuttle orbiters.
On the longest night of the year, Monday night into Tuesday, there will be full lunar eclipse at 1:40 a.m.
An Orion rocket mock-up is on display Tuesday outside the Adler Planetarium.