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A witness to atomic history

Ted Petry recounts world’s first nuclear reaction at UChicago, 75 years later
Homepage 11.13.2017

Chicago Pile-1 worker Ted Petry at the UChicago site of the first chain reaction

$125 million gift to support economic scholarship

Second-largest gift in UChicago history will bring Ken Griffin’s total giving to nearly $150 million
Homepage 11.01.2017

Ken Griffin

How to live after death in ancient Egypt

Book of the Dead exhibit at Oriental Institute showcases ancient beliefs, rituals
Homepage 10.30.2017


Race to the first nuclear chain reaction

Scientists’ writings reveal fears, fateful decisions behind 1942 experiment
Homepage 10.23.2017