The Shorthorn: SMU’s Jodi Cooley sheds light on dark matter

Jodi Cooley

The Shorthorn: SMU’s Jodi Cooley sheds light on dark matter

Science students at the University of Texas at Arlington gathered Wednesday for a talk by SMU physicist Jodi Cooley about her work as part of a scientific team searching for dark matter. Cooley, an assistant professor in the SMU Department of Physics, is an experimental particle physicist and is part of the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search.

Science News: Hints of dark matter reported, again

dp_img_1860-2.jpgScience News quotes SMU physicist Dr. Jodi Cooley in its Sept. 12 report "Hints of dark matter reported, again."

The online story notes that two of the world's particle detectors differ on whether dark matter has been spotted. Science journalist Devin Powell asked Cooley, assistant professor of experimental particle physics in SMU's Physics Department, to weigh in on the matter. Cooley is part of the international collaboration of scientists that is hunting for dark matter on the CDMS II experiment in Minnesota's Soudan mine.

2010 a year of advances for SMU scientific researchers at the vanguard of those helping civilization

ATLAS%20150x120.jpgSMU scientists are at the forefront of cutting-edge research aimed at addressing some of the world's most pressing challenges, questions and issues.

See a sampling of the work they tackle, from Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases, to immigration, diabetes, evolution, childhood obesity and more. Besides working in campus labs and within the Dallas-area community, SMU scientists conduct research throughout the world.

ABC 8: Minnesota mine could yield secrets of the universe to SMU professor

cdms_underview%2C220x165.jpgThe search for mysterious dark matter at an abandoned mine in Minnesota is the subject of "Minnesota mine could yield secrets of the universe to SMU professor" aired Nov. 24 by WFAA Channel 8 in Dallas.

Journalist Jonathan Betz interviewed SMU scientist Jodi Cooley, an assistant professor of experimental particle physics in the SMU Physics Department.

Cooley is a member of the collaboration on the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS II) experiment.

Science News: SMU’s Cooley hopes dark matter search in Minnesota mine will yield results

09-0120-07D-thumb.jpgThe search for mysterious dark matter at the Soudan mine in Minnesota is the subject of "Mining for Missing Matter" in the Aug. 28 issue of Science News.

Journalist Ron Cowen interviewed SMU scientist Jodi Cooley, an assistant professor of experimental particle physics in the SMU Physics Department. Cooley is a member of the collaboration on the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS II) experiment.

2016-10-17T17:01:18-05:00 September 3, 2010|Categories: Energy & Matter, Researcher news, SMU In The News|Tags: , , |

BBC: Scientists report they may have glimpsed dark matter

cdms_two_towers2.jpgA scientific group of experimental particle physicists have reported in the latest issue of the journal Science that they cannot rule out that they may have seen a glimpse of dark matter.

Physicists have been searching for dark matter — the substance that makes up most of the matter in the universe — for decades. Jodi Cooley, an assistant professor of experimental particle physics in the SMU Physics Department, is a member of the collaboration on the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS II) experiment.

2016-10-17T17:01:36-05:00 February 12, 2010|Categories: Energy & Matter, SMU In The News|Tags: , , |

NY Times, Scientific American: SMU physicist presents team’s important dark matter find

CDMS-detectors-s.jpgPhysicists have been searching for dark matter — the substance that makes up most of the matter in the universe — for decades. Now an international collaboration of physicists working in an abandoned mine in Minnesota have announced there's a chance they may have spotted a glimpse of the subatomic particles.

One of two scientists presenting the finding simultaneously on opposite coasts was physicist Jodi Cooley, an SMU assistant professor of experimental particle physics.

2016-10-17T17:01:39-05:00 December 18, 2009|Categories: Energy & Matter, Researcher news|Tags: , , |
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