Climate Change is affecting the sleep of certain wildlife, like marmots. They’re a species of large rodents in the squirrel family, such as groundhogs. For our EcoMyths segment, we'll talk about how marmots sleep with Steven Sullivan, senior curator of urban ecology at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and Daniel Blumstein, professor and chair of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UCLA.
Chicago artist Andrew Young leads a gallery walk through his exhibition, Of Light Air: Mixed Media Works by Andrew Young, to speak about his artistic concepts and techniques, background in biology, and continued interest in paleontology and human interactions with the environment.
The first thing you see upon entering the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum’s new exhibit on food is a 19th century hand plow, its modesty a bit disarming as the climax of a walk-up whose walls are splashed with projections of grain nodding majestically in the wind.
1. Oprah filmed two of her last three shows at the United Center this week, in case you live under a rock. Thus far, two potential jurors have been excused from jury duty because they had tickets to this over-the-top goodbye celebration.2.
It may be hard to believe, but Easter is just around the corner (really!). What better way to celebrate spring than with an homage to the incredible, edible egg: a tiny, minimalist package that contains amino acids, vitamins and protein.