Museum of Science and Industry

The Science and Technology of Stormchasing

April 10, 2010

Lecture Essentials

  • Ages:
  • This lecture is suitable for all ages.
  • Date:
  • April 10, 2010
  • Time:
  • 1:00 PM
  • Tickets:
  • This Inventive Genius Lecture is FREE for Household Premium and Annual Fund members, and available to other members at discounted member rates.

Inventive Genius Lecture Series for Members

Howard “Howie” Bluestein, research professor in the School of Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma, is one of the more well-known storm chasers in the country and was an advisor to the Museum on our new Science Storms exhibition. In an insightful lecture, find out what he has learned over his 30-year career about severe convective storms and tornadoes. Learn about his daily activities including transporting state-of-the art instruments to storm centers to take in situation or remote measurements with various types of Doppler radars.


Doctorate members: Free
All other members: $8 adult; $5 child
Non-members: $15 adult; $12 child

Call the Museum at (773) 684-1414 for reservations.

Museum Hours
  • Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
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Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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