Wordless Wednesday: Man Enters the Cosmos at the Adler Planetarium

Man Enters the Cosmos (c)1980 Henry Moore. (Photo: Shala Howell)

This sundial sculpture outside the Adler Planetarium, titled Man Enters the Cosmos, celebrates the nation’s space program. At the time the sculpture was commissioned by the Trustees of the B. F. Ferguson Fund and created by Henry Moore in 1980, that program had already sent men to the moon and probes to Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn.

NASA, The Ten-Year-Old and I can’t wait to see what’s next.

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About Shala Howell

I spent two decades helping companies like Bell Labs, Juniper Networks, and a genetic testing company that was later acquired by CVS translate some of the world’s most complicated concepts into actionable, understandable English. Now I'm working on a much harder problem -- fostering children’s curiosity and engagement in the scientific, artistic, and linguistic world that surrounds them. The first book in my Caterpickles Parenting Series, What’s That, Mom?, focuses on how to use public art to nurture children’s curiosity in the world around them. My next book, Did Dinosaurs Have Belly Buttons?, is currently planned for release in 2018. In the meantime, you can find me blogging about life with a very curious Ten-Year-Old at Caterpickles.com, chatting about books and the writing life at BostonWriters.blog, and tweeting about books, writing, science, & things that make me smile at @shalahowell.
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