Study shows hunter-gatherers used active burning to improve grazing, drive bison, long before arrival of Columbus Blackfeet Burning Crow Buffalo Range, painting by Charles Marion Russell, 1905. DALLAS (SMU) – Native American communities actively managed North American prairies for centuries before Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the New World, according to a new study [...]
Never-Before-Seen Fossils From Angola Bring a Strange Yet Familiar Ocean Into View The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History will open a new exhibition Nov. 9, 2018 revealing how millions of years ago, large-scale natural forces created the conditions for real-life sea monsters to thrive in the South Atlantic Ocean basin shortly after it formed. [...]
SMU physicist and her students join national laboratories, other universities in high-stakes hunt for elusive dark matter
SMU physicist Jodi Cooley is a member of the international scientific team that will use a powerful new tool to understand one of the biggest mysteries of modern physics.
WFAA-TV Channel 8's Verify covered the research of SMU geophysicists Zhong Lu and Jin-Woo Kim.
The Guardian and other news outlets covered the West Texas sinkhole and ground movement research of SMU geophysicists.
Decades of oil production activity have destabilized an area about 4,000 square miles.
The Dallas Morning News: Earthquakes at DFW Airport continued for years after oil and gas wastewater well was shut
DMN: Earthquakes at DFW Airport continued for years after oil and gas wastewater well was shut
SMU and other members of a scientific consortium prepare for installation of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument to survey the night sky from a mile-high mountain peak in Arizona As part of a large scientific consortium studying dark energy, SMU physicists are on course to help create the largest 3-D map of the universe ever [...]
SMU study finds earthquakes continue for years after gas field wastewater injection stops