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From Hubble to Pluto: Astronomy in Illinois

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The legendary Hubble Space Telescope is named for a Wheaton High School graduate and star basketball player at the University of Chicago – and the discoverer of our expanding universe. Far-out Pluto was discovered by a farm boy born in Streator, Illinois. And the last person to have stepped off the surface of another world was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago. Come enjoy this visually stimulating lecture on the history of astronomy... Read more

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