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May 15, 2013, 12:29 ET Cosmic Wonder Opening Day Celebration May 17th -- Wonder, Observe, Discover At The Adler This Summer

 Celebrate the opening of the Adler's new show Cosmic Wonder and the summer-long programming, 100 Days of Wonder, with free solar observing...


Apr 25, 2013, 10:25 ET Experience The Night Sky Like Never Before At The Adler

This summer, take an exciting journey of discovery as the world's most technologically advanced dome theater transforms into a virtual...


Dec 12, 2012, 06:00 ET Adler Planetarium Names Michelle B. Larson New President

The Board of Trustees of the Adler Planetarium has elected accomplished astrophysicist and experienced academic leader Michelle B. Larson, PhD, as...


Apr 23, 2012, 14:55 ET Travel A Billion Light-Years and Back In the Newest Space Adventure at Chicago's Adler Planetarium

 On May 25, 2012, take a mind-blowing tour of the Universe like no other at the Adler Planetarium.  Welcome to the Universe is the next...


Mar 07, 2012, 15:17 ET Adler Planetarium President Dr. Paul H. Knappenberger Jr. Announces Plans to Retire

Adler Planetarium President Paul H. Knappenberger Jr., Ph.D., announced today that he would step down at the end of 2012 after 21 years of...


Apr 25, 2011, 14:22 ET This Summer, Adler Planetarium Unveils the Grainger Sky Theater, the Most Technologically Advanced Theater in the World

Visitors take off on a Deep Space Adventure for a one-of-a-kind immersive experience On Friday, July 8, the Adler Planetarium will reveal a new,...


Mar 17, 2011, 11:54 ET Space Shuttle Chicago, National Treasure for World-Class City

The Adler Planetarium hopes to bring a Shuttle Orbiter to Chicago to inspire the next generation of explorers NASA to announce on April 12 where...


Jan 11, 2010, 17:43 ET Last Call for Entries for Adler, ComEd 'Shoot for the Moon' Essay Contest

4th Annual Contest Sends One Winning Student and One Winning Teacher to Space Camp The countdown is underway for the 4th annual Shoot for the...