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  • Adler Planetarium cuts 15 jobs, including astronomers

    Adler Planetarium cuts 15 jobs, including astronomers
    The Adler Planetarium laid off 15 full-time employees Wednesday, about 8 percent of its workforce, citing "an effort to optimize our staffing and business model," Adler President Michelle Larson said in a statement.
  • 'Pluto killer' Michael Brown to speak at the Adler

    'Pluto killer'  Michael Brown to speak at the Adler
    Fans of the former ninth planet might not be so thrilled to hear that astronomer Michael E. Brown is coming to Chicago to speak. The 2010 book by the professor of planetary astronomy at California Institute of Technology is called "How I Killed Pluto...

    Math and science are a blast at these Chicagoland summer camps

     Math and science are a blast at these Chicagoland summer camps
      Adler Planetarium 3, 2, 1 ... blastoff! Adler Planetarium offers weeklong or two-day camps that let children age 3-14 explore the final frontier: maneuvering telescopes, building rockets, programming robots, launching high-altitude balloons and...

    Chicago's history of museums in the parks

    Chicago's history of museums in the parks
    The possibility of locating the Barack Obama presidential library in Jackson Park or Washington Park is a good time to review the history of museums in Chicago's parks. Attracting museums to parks has been a city trend since 1893, when civic leaders...

    15 things to do with your kids Feb. 16-22

      Monday, Feb. 16: CHICAGO AUTO SHOW FAMILY DAY Your junior mechanics and race car drivers didn't need an official day to check out all the cars on display through Feb. 22. Nevertheless the Chicago Auto Show hosts its annual Family Day on Presidents...