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Grace Wolf-Chase, Ph.D., Astronomer, Adler Planetarium

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The Interactive Cosmos: Star Formation, an Evolving Web of Relationships

About the Speaker: Dr. Grace Wolf-Chase is Astronomer at Adler Planetarium, an Associate at the University of Chicago, an Affiliated Faculty member of the Zygon Center for Religion Science, and Vice President of the Center for Advanced Study in Religion and Science (CASIRAS).  Her position at the Adler integrates academic research in her field of expertise (star formation) with public education, particularly through engaging people around the world in “citizen science”.  Wolf-Chase holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in Astronomy from the University of Arizona. A life-long Lutheran, she resides with her spouse in Naperville, IL and has three adult children in college.