January 7, 2010

Ryan Auditorium, Technological Institute
2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL, United States

The Chicago Council on Science and Technology in partnership with Northwestern University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy presented the Heilborn Lectures.

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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.

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February 23, 2009

Blackstone Hotel
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.

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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.

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On Monday, Oct. 29, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the Adler Planetarium and C2ST co-hosted a presentation by NASA Administrator Michael Griffin titled “Space Exploration, International Cooperation and American Competitiveness” at the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Chicago.

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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.

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