Videos & Slideshows
View more videos & slideshows

“Studying the spectrum of a supernova over time is like taking a core sample. The calcium in our bones, for example, was cooked in a star. A star’s nuclear fusion is always forging heavier and heavier elements. At the beginning of the universe there was only hydrogen and helium … We can look deeper and deeper into the original star, sort of like an X-ray or a CAT scan.”

— Robert Kehoe, associate professor, physics

Read More
More News

Earlier Research News

View all news

SMU In The News

View more news