We welcome you to explore our unique blend of natural beauty, heritage and urban attractions along 57 miles of winding river. Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago, off of Interstate 57. Routes 45/52, 50 and 17 also run through the River Valley. O'Hare International Airport is 75 miles north of Kankakee County, and Midway Airport is 50 miles north. The Greater Kankakee airport is also available for personal aircraft landing space.

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The Dark Matter Mystery

The Dark Matter Mystery

Strickler Planetarium One University Ave | Bourbonais, IL 60914 | (815) 939-5395 jalamont@olivet.edu

Adult $5
04/01/23 - 04/01/23 6:00 pm & 7:30 pm
Explore contemporary astronomy's greatest puzzle with this presentation on the search for dark matter. Though it makes up the majority of the universe, the nature of this strange material remains unknown. THE DARK MATTER MYSTERY provides an up-to-date examination of the theories and experiments probing the nature of dark matter and its importance for our understanding of the universe. Utilizing spectacular visualizations from particle accelerators to the birth of the universe, THE DARK MATTER MYSTERY is an ideal presentation for older students and adult audiences. Approximate running time 30 minutes. Themes: contemporary astrophysics and the scientific method.

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