Indiana

Cherokee Indians mark first venture into commercial gaming with Caesars Southern Indiana

The federally-recognized Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has officially started operating Caesars Southern Indiana Hotel & Casino, marking its first venture into commercial gaming.

After taking possession of the casino resort last month, EBCI held a ribbon-cutting ceremony... read more

Large lava tubes help in long-term human establishment, says study

Lunar surface has large lava tubes under it and these are so large that they could be used for establishing human settlements. According to Purdue University, it is believed that these tunnels are created through lava flows from volcanic eruptions.

Jay Melosh, a Purdue University... read more

Indiana facing boycott following Gov. Mike Pence’s new measure

An open letter was sent to Gov. Mike Pence on Monday by nearly a dozen LGBT and civil right groups which urged him and lawmakers to fix the disputed Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) that was signed last week.

Indiana's RFRA that was signed into law on March 26 says that... read more

Purdue University researchers discover widest crater on Moon

An enormous 124 mile-wide lunar crater believed to be at least 3.9 billion years old has been discovered by a research team from Purdue University, Indiana.

The crater dubbed Earhart was spotted during an analysis of data from NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL). The... read more

IU Professor locates Final Resting Site for Columbus Ships that sank in 1492

Columbus had made many expeditions across the Atlantic, but most schoolchildren are only able to list the three ships Christopher Columbus sailed to discover the New World for Europeans: the Niña, the Pinta and the Santa Maria.

Three years after fateful 1492 voyage, Columbus was on his... read more