Category Archives: Physics

SMU Daily Campus: Navigating neutrinos — Professor studies most elusive particle in the universe

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Search for dark matter covers new ground with CDMS experiment in Minnesota

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Congratulations to the 2014 Research Day Award Winners

SMU graduate and undergraduate students are invited and encouraged to present results of ongoing and completed SMU-based research. The goal of this event is to foster communication between students in different disciplines, give students the opportunity to present their work … Continue reading

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Year of the Faculty- Stephen Sekula

  Stephen Sekula, Assistant Professor of Experimental Particle Physics is featured on Dedman College’s website.  READ MORE

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NOvA experiment glimpses neutrinos, one of nature’s most abundant, and elusive particles

Ghostly particles that constantly bombard us can offer clues to the early moments of our universe Scientists hunting one of nature’s most elusive, yet abundant, elementary particles announced today they’ve succeeded in their first efforts to glimpse neutrinos using a … Continue reading

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$15 Million Gift Funds SMU Research Center

The new building will support research facilitated by SMU’shigh-performance computing capabilities, among other projects. It also will be the home of the Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute, established in May 2012 through a gift from the Dedman family and Foundation. The building … Continue reading

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Holiday Reading

Dedman College faculty and alumni help populate SMU’s holiday book list. Review and satisfy your gift list with stories ranging from historical to fictional to inspirational. CLICK HERE for more.

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SMU physicists celebrate Nobel Prize for discovery of Higgs boson “god particle”

  SMU’s experimental physics group played a pivotal role in discovering the Higgs boson — the particle that proves the theory for which two scientists have received the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics. READ MORE

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