Thousands of students, faculty and townspeople showed up on campus Monday, Aug. 22 to view the Great American Solar Eclipse at a viewing hosted by Dedman College and the SMU Physics Department.
In this week’s Q&A, The Texas Tribune interviews Diego Román, assistant professor of teaching and learning at Southern Methodist University.
Quartz magazine featured the research of SMU human speed expert Peter Weyand for a story about how world championship sprinter Usain Bolt runs so fast.
How Stuff Works covered the research of Peter Weyand and his colleagues on the asymmetrical running gait of the world's fastest man.
Slate online magazine journalist Adam Willis covered the research from the lab of SMU biomechanics expert Peter Weyand for a story about the world's fastest sprinter, Usain Bolt.
Dallas Innovates covered the research of SMU physicist Thomas Coan, a U.S. scientist on DUNE — the massive particle detector being built a mile underground to unlock the mysteries of neutrino particles.
A new giant bird-like dinosaur discovered in China has been named for SMU paleontologist Louis L. Jacobs, Corythoraptor jacobsi, by the scientists who identified the new oviraptorid.
The New York Times covers the research of SMU locomotion expert Dr. Peter Weyand and his SMU Locomotor Performance Lab in "Bolt is the fastest sprinter ever in spite of — or because of? — an uneven stride that upends conventional wisdom."
A new technique uses photoswitch molecules to create three-dimensional images from pure light.