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The Adler Planetarium — America’s First Planetarium — was founded in 1930 by Chicago business leader Max Adler. The museum is home to three full-size theaters, including the all-digital projection Definiti® Space Theater, the Sky Theater which utilizes a Zeiss optical projector, and the Universe 3D Theater. It is also home to one of the world’s most important antique instrument collections. The Adler is a recognized leader in science education, with a focus on inspiring young people, particularly women and minorities, to pursue careers in science.

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By The Adler Planetarium on September 25, 2009 in
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Date: September 25, 2009 Title: Modern Telescopes and Observation Techniques Podcaster: Demi, Mark Webb, and Dr. Mark Subbarao of the Adler Planetarium Organization: Adler Planetarium www.adlerplanetarium.org/podcasts Description: From the Hubble Space Telescope to the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, how are we looking at the night sky today? Bio: The Adler Planetarium — America’s First Planetarium […]

By The Adler Planetarium on June 25, 2009 in
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Date: June 25, 2009 Title: Galileo’s Telescope Podcaster: The Adler Planetarium Organization: The Adler Planetarium Description: In 1609 when Galileo Galilei had fine-tuned his new instrument and turned it toward the night sky he revolutionized modern science. How great of an impact has his invention had on modern science and how did his discoveries change […]