Climate change leaves Chicago area in deep water

30 August 2013 Medill News Service
Climate change leaves Chicago area in deep water
It wasn’t a hurricane, but nearly five inches of rain fell in the Chicago area Thursday. “This is a new kind of storm associated with climate change,” said Tom LaPorte, spokesman for the Chicago Department of Water Management. “It’s been around for five or six years. Other storms are rather local, but in this case ...

Adler show opens world of wonder

30 August 2013 Medill News Service
Adler show opens world of wonder
  Wondering about the universe gives Adler Planetarium astrophysicists and astronomers a reason to act as detectives, piecing together parts of the mystery one clue at a time. Adler will give the public reasons for wonder May 17 with the opening of the “Cosmic Wonder” sky show and a summer-long program, “100 Days of Wonder.” ...