| Apr 2, 2010
| 4:34 PM
On April 10, Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry is opening the final phase of its exhibit, The Amazing You. In the existing first phase, The Amazing You guestsÂ journey through the first three phases of life, from birth to adolescence. The second...
| Jan 22, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Inspired Night Crews The news that a $15 million Bible Storyland comparable to Disneyland will be built in Cucamonga fell with lightning and thunderbolt impact on this paper's night copy desk. And it came to pass that a wondrous spirit of helpfulness...
| Mar 16, 2010
| 11:41 AM
It isn't exactly alchemy, but the Museum of Science and Industry has taken a shallow pool of water, some ultrasonic vibrating devices and 22 powerful fans to create what it hopes is a blow-you-away exhibit.
It's a whirling, 40-foot-tall tornado funnel...
| Mar 18, 2010
"Wow," was about all he could say as he stared, smiling, at the first display, a giant revolving disk that explains granular dynamics and illustrates the physics behind avalanches.
There would be numerous other "wows" from Skilling, who spent nearly 21/2...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 8:47 AM
| Dec 18, 2009
| 12:04 PM
Tom Skilling, WGN chief meteorologist, appears on WGN-TV weekdays on WGN Midday News, WGN Evening News and WGN News at Nine and on WGN Radio during afternoon drive and special coverage. He celebrated his 30th anniversary with WGN in August 2008.
| Dec 21, 2009
Nelle Becker Slaton, a longtime educator and co-founder of groups promoting science education for minority students and advanced degrees for African Americans, died of natural causes Dec. 1 at her Los Angeles home. She was 88.
The death was confirmed...
| Jan 12, 2010
| 2:04 PM
Shoppers and travelers can go to www.chicagoparkingmap.com for directions to parking garages downtown, at O'Hare and Midway Airports, and the Museum of Science and Industry. The website provides a convenient, free, and easy way for motorist to identify...
| Jan 22, 2010
Few who savor sprawling wooded parkland, wide sandy beaches or the opportunity to regularly stroll to one of the world's most fascinating museums, could help but be drawn to the Jackson Park community on Chicago's South Side.
Not even the leaden skies...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 11:57 AM
The Chicago Public Schools Student Science Fair kicked off Friday at the Museum of Science and Industry. The fair will showcase scientific exhibits in areas ranging from chemistry and physics to aerospace and zoology.
| Apr 1, 2011
| 7:52 AM
First, back by popular demand, Sesame Street Presents: The Body at the Taco Bell Discovery Science Center. This is an interactive exhibit created and produced by a partnership between Sesame Workshop and Thinkwell Design & Production. The exhibit promotes...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 6:53 AM
Actor John Ratzenberger is in town to present the Young Inventor Award at the Toy and Game Industry Awards at the Museum of Science and Industry. The TAGIE awards ecognize toy inventors for their creativity.
The Chicago Toy and Game Fair is scheduled for...