Adler Planetarium


Welcome to the Adler's Blogs! Adler Transmissions provides you with the latest news and views from Adler's astronomers, curators, partners, and programming staff. From Earth to distant planets and beyond, This Week in Space discusses the latest discoveries and accomplisments in science, space, and technology.

A Q&A with Girls Do Hack Keynote Speaker Poornima Vijayashanker

Poornima Vijayashanker is the keynote speaker for Girls Do Hack and founder of Femgineer - an education startup, where she provides tech professionals and engineers with skills to better themselves in product development, communication, and leading teams.


The Social Force Behind Curiosity

On August 6, 2012 millions of people from around the world collectively held their breath as they watched the live feed from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s (JPL) mission control of Curiosity touching down on Mars. Did you watch? I did.