Autumn is not just pumpkin spice lattes and apple picking. Learn about the science behind the season with physicist Dr. Olivia Castellini.
Museum of Science and Industry
With the end of the school year just weeks away, the Museum of Science and Industry is calling on Chicago’s “kid superheroes” to unite and defeat summer’s top villain: the “evil Dr. Brain Drain.”
They can play blackjack, dance and climb walls. The Museum of Science and Industry brings back its interactive exhibition – with a few new additions.
According to organizers, an estimated 60,000 people attended the March for Science Chicago, making it the largest of those that took place Saturday in 400-plus cities worldwide. But some area institutions did not officially support the event.
The changing face of glaciers around the world is the topic of a new exhibition at the Museum of Science and Industry.
Underway at the Museum of Science and Industry is the longest-running exhibition of African-American art in the country. Learn more about the museum’s program and the origins of Black History Month.
The author of “Where the Wild Things Are” upended expectations by depicting menace, anxiety and “wild” behavior in picture books devoured by young people. We visit an exhibition highlighting his long career.
Holiday lights, a giant mouse, punk rock and a comedy legend usher in the weekend. Here are 10 things to do in and around Chicago.
A new exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry invites visitors to sail though time and explore the evolution of ship design.
To get children and teens interested in science, technology and engineering careers, Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry is planning a new program examining the world around us and the role of humans in it.
A new study finds that just one childhood concussion can have profound long-term impacts on health and educational attainment. That story and more from the world of science.
A Chicago park in West Town plays hosts to dozens of indie music acts this weekend. In the Loop, Pokémon GO players hit the streets en masse, while lions dance in Chinatown and Morris Day and The Time strike a pose in Chatham. Plus: Lumberjack athletes arrive for a U.S. championship in Tinley Park.
Evidence of a distant ninth planet in our solar system, electronic implants that can monitor brain injury then melt away, and how more sleep may reduce diabetes risk. Rabiah Mayas of the Museum of Science and Industry is back to review some of the hottest stories in the world of science.
Sure, the museum's coal mine ride is fun, but does it also need to be accurate? We revisit the popular exhibit.
Charlie Brown, robots, and mammoths – check 'em out before they disappear in 2016.