Latest Planetaria Stories

2009-02-16 12:24:00

Trip to Space Camp Up for Grabs for Winning Student, Teacher CHICAGO, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- ComEd and the Adler Planetarium today announced the Third Annual Shoot for the Moon essay contest.

2009-01-25 15:03:38

Officials from the Seattle Science Center paid millions to show the fossil remains of one of the earliest known human ancestors, but the exhibit failed to produce the expected returns.

2008-09-21 09:00:17

By Paul Rogers Mercury News The sounds of croaking frogs and squawking macaws fill the humid air. Mist rains down onto armies of leaf-cutter ants and geckos scurrying past tropical orchids. Don't like the rain forest? Walk across the hall and view stars at the domed planetarium instead.

2008-09-20 12:00:11

By Anonymous The North Museum of Natural History & Science, 400 College Ave., will be hosting an "out of this world" Family Science Sunday on Oct. 5 from 1 to 4 p.m., as the museum celebrates the 50th anniversary of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, better known as NASA.

2008-09-18 21:00:16

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 27, 2008, San Francisco will celebrate the opening of the greenest museum in the world -- the new California Academy of Sciences.

2008-09-05 15:00:08

SCIENCE centres in Scotland - including the Glasgow Science Centre - are to receive a GBP250,000 cash boost. The funding is designed to help pupils become switched on to physics and engineering.

2008-07-28 18:00:28

Building upon the success of more than 150 million global views of the critically acclaimed IMAX(R) production "Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag," Executive Producer and distributor K2 Communications announced today the anticipated release date for the newest and most technically advanced aviation film ever produced for IMAX(R) theaters.

2008-07-02 15:00:14

By ANDREW DENHOLM SCIENCE centres in Scotland are to receive additional funding of GBP250,000 this year to get more young people switched on to the world of physics, engineering and technology.

2008-07-01 06:00:15

By FIONA MACLEOD SCIENCE centres will receive a GBP 250,000 boost this year to improve the interest and ability of children in the subject. The funding is to help inspire youngsters to choose key subjects of benefit to the economy, such as physics and engineering.

2008-06-19 09:00:36

By Glenn Jeffers, Chicago Tribune Jun. 19--There's something comforting about the low timbre of Robert Redford's voice. It makes planetary destruction seem less catastrophic.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.