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Adler Planetarium Hosting Perseids Watch Party In WheatonThe Adler Planetarium is offering front row seats to watch the Perseid meteor shower Wednesday night.
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Adler, Field, Shedd Offer Free Admission On Presidents DayThe Adler Planetarium, Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium will have free general admission for Illinois residents on Feb. 16, according to a statement from an Adler spokesman.
Where Do Stars Come From? Space 'Yellow Balls,' Of CourseAt least that is the name given to star cocoons spotted by volunteers who combed through infra-red photos of the Milky Way. WBBM's John Cody reports.
Adler Planetarium Shoots For Moon Exhibit Funding With Crowdsourcing CampaignThe Adler Planetarium is trying to go where few non-profits have gone before: to crowdfunding for financial support. WBBM’s John Cody explains.
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Space Enthusiasts Watch Historic Orion Launch At Adler PlanetariumWind and technical problems held up the first attempt to launch NASA's first deep space exploration vehicle on Thursday, but not Friday morning, as the unmanned Orion spacecraft rocketed into orbit 3,600 miles above the Earth.
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Adler Planetarium To Monitor Craft's Comet LandingThe planetarium will track the Rosetta Space Probe's progress as it makes its final approach to Comet 67P on Wednesday.