Best Ways To Celebrate National Star Wars Day In ChicagoStar Wars Day is May 4. Use the Force and check out the following activities in Chicago in honor of the occasion.
Scientists Discover Proof Of Century-Old Einstein TheoryA century after physicist Albert Einstein predicted their existence, scientists have discovered proof of gravitational waves – ripples created in the fabric of space-time when two black holes collided more than a billion light years away from Earth.
Adler Planetarium's Next Sky Show To Explore Potential Ninth PlanetResearchers at the California Institute of Technology have revealed evidence there might be a ninth planet on the fringes of the solar system, and an Adler Planetarium astronomer has been busy for months designing a sky show based on those findings.
Best Date Night Spots In ChicagoTuning in on personal likes and dislikes makes planning easier. But what if you don't know yet?
Best National Monuments Near ChicagoChicago is a city with a lot of history, and you can experience it at these popular National Monuments and Landmarks in and near the city.
A 48 Hour Guide To ChicagoA practical travel guide for the best lodging, dining, transportation and attractions in Chicago, especially for travelers who have just 48 hours to visit America's third largest city.
Adler Planetarium Hosting Perseids Watch Party In WheatonThe Adler Planetarium is offering front row seats to watch the Perseid meteor shower Wednesday night.
Best Places To Go Star And Moon Gazing Near ChicagoStar gazing can be a bit of a challenge in the Chicago area because even when the sky is clear, light pollution makes it harder to pick out some constellations. Avoid that problem with these top five star and moon gazing locations.
Best Places To Go On A Picnic In ChicagoChicago's warmer months can be a great time to have a picnic. Whether you're taking in the skyline or just enjoying the outdoors after surviving another Chicago winter, there are some picnic areas in the city that stand out above the rest.
Five Reasons To Visit Chicago For Spring BreakHere are five of the best reasons to turn spring break into a Chicago vacation or staycation.
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.
Best Museum Gift Shops In ChicagoIn the Chicago area, these five museum shops stand out because of their size and range of selection. They are accessible without having to pay admission.
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.