C2ST achieves its mission by hosting relevant, independent, and credible public STEM programs across all scientific fields at locations throughout Chicagoland. With nine out of ten program attendees’ expectations fulfilled, our supporters agree that C2ST is accomplishing its mission of increasing the public’s understanding of science and technology.
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October 28, 2009
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, SAIC Ballroom
112 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
In May 2009, NASA astronaut and University of Chicago alumnus John Grunsfeld boarded the last Space Shuttle to visit the Hubble Space Telescope. Dr. Grunsfeld successfully upgraded the telescope with new cameras and instruments and made repairs to allow the telescope to begin a new journey of discovery.
February 23, 2009
636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
Cosmologists are making ever more precise measurements of the Universe and have found that they know almost precisely nothing about what it is made of. Only one percent of the Universe is made of the kind of everyday matter that can be seen with telescopes–the stars, the planets, us.
In Celebration of NASA’s 50th Anniversary, National Aeronautics Space Administration and Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum invited all to participate in a unique day of activities, discussions and exhibitry.
October 29, 2007
InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
October 5, 2007
Northwestern University, Chicago Campus
On Oct. 4, 2007, the Adler Planetarium, WTTW Channel 11 and C2ST celebrated the 50th anniversary of the launch of Sputnik, the world’s first man-made orbiting satellite, with Sputnik @ 50, a public program and exclusive talk with Dr. Sergei N. Khrushchev, son of former Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev.