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  • 'Cosmic Wonder': New Adler show goes deep into universe

    'Cosmic Wonder': New Adler show goes deep into universe
    I've seen three shows now in Adler Planetarium's still new, still state-of-the-art central domed theater, and I remain amazed at the quality of the celestial imagery and at the precision with which it is projected up on the dome.
  • Mark Russell

    Occupy Mars? NASA is spending $2.5 billion to land a vehicle on Mars to determine if life exists up there. Wouldn't it be cheaper to rent "ET" and take Steven Spielberg's word for it? Shouldn't we get our priorities straight and launch a probe to...

    Location of NASA's JPL is a bit of a curiosity

     
    If we can land a rover on Mars, surely we can identify the city where NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is located. Right? When it came to The Times' recent coverage of Mars rover Curiosity, reader Sabrina Peck of Pasadena wasn't...

    NASA probe problems could add suspense to Mars landing

     
    WASHINGTON — When NASA’s newest Mars rover arrives at the Red Planet next month, it’ll have a harrowing descent, called “seven minutes of terror” by agency officials, before it lands safely or becomes a $2.5 billion crater....

    Science Channel special chronicles Comet ISON’s journey

     
    Comet ISON has been the buzz among astronomers and average stargazers this year, and especially over the last month or so, with the “super comet” making its journey through our solar system at speeds exceeding 425,000 miles per hour. This...