research update

The Tiny Circuit That Could

A tiny integrated circuit designed by scientists at SMU may help researchers around the world unravel mysteries about the origins of the universe.

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A Glimpse At The Heart Of Dark Matter

The scientific world was all ears Dec. 17 when SMU Assistant Professor of Experimental Physics Jodi Cooley announced the highly anticipated research finding that scientists may have finally caught a glimpse of dark matter.

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Mathematics + Supercomputers = Big Bang Explained

Scientists now have a better chance of finding answers to the mystery of the Big Bang because of the massive computational power of supercomputers, says Daniel R.
Reynolds, assistant professor of mathematics in Dedman College.

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Striking Gold By Digging Into The Data Lode

For the second consecutive year, SMU’s Department of Economics has fielded the first-place team in a prestigious national data mining competition.

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Light Reading: Will High-Density PICs Be The Next Big Thing?

SMU Electrical Engineering Professor Gary Evans is looking for a way to fit billions of lasers and other optical components atop a microscopic chip.

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Reinterpreting A Region’s History, Supporting Unique Scholarship

Postdoctoral fellowships awarded by the Clements Center enable scholars to revise and polish their dissertations into book-length manuscripts while at SMU.

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The Power Of Chemistry In Medicine And Materials

In his Dedman College chemistry laboratory, Brent Sumerlin conducts research that could solve problems in the very different realms of health care and engineering.

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Trouble In Paradise: Domestic Violence In South Pacific Islands

Research by SMU cultural anthropologist Victoria Lockwood will take her to the remote tropical islands of Tubuai and Rurutu this summer.

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Exploring The Biblical Landscape

The remains of Greek and Roman theatres, temples, bathhouses and roads in Israel have provided important clues to Mark Chancey about the transformation of Jewish culture during the 600-year Greco-Roman period (300 BCE to 300 CE).

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The Search For Energy As Common As Hot Water

SMU’s geothermal energy team of faculty and graduate students is aiming to prevent the Northern Mariana Islands’ economic oblivion by helping to convert their volcanic heat into affordable, renewable energy.

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