Issue Impossible


Apr 11, 2011 8:21 pm

Impossible at IU

Inside investigates what's possible at IU and what's just crazy.


Apr 11, 2011 8:32 pm

Mission to Mars

Martians could exist. Just don't expect them to look like the tiny green creatures from Toy Story.


Apr 11, 2011 8:25 pm

Atomic dreams

A former IU physics professor helped develop the atomic bomb. Then, the night before it dropped on Hiroshima, he fell asleep on top of it.


Apr 11, 2011 8:19 pm

IU at war

Hal Kibbey describes IU during the Vietnam war.


Apr 11, 2011 8:16 pm

Dodging the bullet

On a hot August day in 1968, Hal Kibbey fi led into a long room with hundreds of other men, all of whom had received the same letter. The mandatory physical would determine who could be drafted. The men were clumped in groups of 10, driven like cattle in only their underwear, clutching their forms as they moved from station to station. Kibbey didn’t know it yet, but the men who were drafted would be headed into Vietnam for the deadliest year of the war.


Apr 11, 2011 8:07 pm

Problem solved

For 65 years, a baffling geometry problem puzzled mathematicians. After three months and the use of the polynomial ham sandwich theorem (no, we didn’t make that up), IU professor, Nets Hawk Katz, found the answer.


Apr 11, 2011 8:10 pm

Lil Wayne at Little 5

Thanks to Union Board and one Weezy-obsessed senior, the rap legend will tear up Assembly Hall for Little 500.


Apr 11, 2011 7:56 pm

Runner's High

Wes Trueblood was addicted to drugs. He transferred his addiction to running.


Apr 11, 2011 7:38 pm

Should you be a marine biologist?

As we near college graduation, our biggest career goal is to actually graduate witha job. But remember the days when we weren’t afraid to dream big? As children, our fantasies of growing up to be ballerinas, firemen, and international spies didn’t seem impossible. Who’s to say they’re out of our reach now? Inside is here to help you get in touch with your inner child.


Apr 11, 2011 7:49 pm

Should you be an astronaut?

As we near college graduation, our biggest career goal is to actually graduate with a job. But remember the days when we weren't afraid to dream big? As children, our fantasies of growing up to be ballerinas, firemen, and international spies didn't seem impossible. Who's to say they're out of our reach now? Inside is here to help you get in touch with your inner child.


Apr 11, 2011 7:55 pm

Should you be a superhero?

As we near college graduation, our biggest career goal is to actually graduate with a job. But remember the days when we weren’t afraid to dream big?As children, our fantasies of growing up to be ballerinas, firemen, and international spies didn’t seem impossible. Who’s to say they’re out of our reach now? Inside is here to help you get in touch with your inner child.


Apr 11, 2011 8:00 pm

Should you be royalty?

As we near college graduation, our biggest career goal is to actually graduate with a job. But remember the days when we weren’t afraid to dream big? As children, our fantasies of growing up to be ballerinas, firemen, and international spies didn’t seem impossible. Who’s to say they’re out of our reach now? Inside is here to help you get in touch with your inner child.


Apr 11, 2011 7:30 pm

Twitter tracker

Informatics prof. Johan Bollen harnessed the power of Twitter to predict the stock market. Now he’s monitoring the digital mood in the Middle East.