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.

Hubble Pride

Friday, April 24 marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope. Since my own decision to go into astronomy was inspired by Hubble’s launch, I thought I’d share a personal story.


Asteroid Impact

Hi there! I’m an incoming asteroid! It’s a scenario we’ve seen played out in countless movies and TV shows: an astronomer discovers an asteroid on a collision course with the Earth.


Asteroid Mining

There’s platinum in them thar’ asteroids! Private corporations are getting into the asteroid business – literally!