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Dec 18, 2012

‘Raiders’ mystery solved: Source of Indiana Jones package to University of Chicago known

'Raiders' mystery solved: Source of Indiana Jones package to University of Chicago known
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The so-called ‘Raiders‘ mystery is now solved, after the University of Chicago revealed on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 that they already know how the Indiana Jones package was sent to them last week, which was addressed to Henry Walton Jones, Jr., the name of Harrison Ford in the 1981 movie Raiders of the Lost Ark. […]


Dec 15, 2012

Indiana Jones mystery package sent to University of Chicago, addressed to Henry Walton Jones Jr (Photo)

Indiana Jones mystery package
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Updated: December 18, 2012 6:20 p.m. Read ‘Raiders’ mystery solved: Source of Indiana Jones package to University of Chicago known A so-called ‘Indiana Jones mystery package‘ was recently sent to University of Chicago, as shown in the photo below. It was sent by an unknown person and was addressed to Henry Walton Jones, Jr., the […]


Jun 4, 2012

Youngest M.D. Graduate at the University of Chicago, 21-year-old Sho Yano (Photo)

Sho Yano
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Youngest M.D. at UC: Sho Yano Image Credit: Anne Ryan, AP Sho Timothy Yano will be the youngest M.D. graduate at the University of Chicago at the age of 21, according to reports by several international news sites on Sunday, June 3, 2012. Yano will be graduating at the Pritzker School of Medicine this week. […]


Jan 11, 2012

Doomsday Clock moves a minute closer to midnight, end of the world getting nearer, scientists say

Doomsday Clock moves a minute closer to midnight, end of the world getting nearer, scientists say
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The Doomsday Clock moved a minute closer to midnight on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, which scientists believed that the end of the world could be getting nearer. Science and Security Board member Robert Socolow, sitting beside the Doomsday Clock Image Credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images According to a press release by Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists […]


Dec 14, 2011

Lungfish, ancient fish walking underwater may prove evolution, scientists say (Video)

Lungfish, ancient fish walking underwater may prove evolution, scientists say (Video)
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An ancient fish called lungfish was recently seen walking underwater, as shown in the video below, which scientists said it may prove the evolution of life on Earth from water to land. Lungfish, ancient fish walking underwater Image Credit: University of Chicago/Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences As noted at Physorg.com on Monday, December […]


Jun 5, 2011

Ancient Assyrian Dictionary In Chicago Completed After 90 Years

Assyrian Dictionary Headquarters in 1932
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University of Chicago, Oriental Institute (1932) Image Credit: The Oriental Institute After 90 years, the University of Chicago, Oriental Institute project of creating an Ancient Assyrian Dictionary is finally finished, according to reports by several international news sites. Based on the reports, the Assyrian Dictionary, started in 1921, is based on words recorded on clay […]