New knowledge has caused us to reconsider many previous conclusions about what the universe is and how it works. Despite centuries of scientific advancements, there is much about the universe that remains unknown. New knowledge and discoveries in the last 20 years have challenged previously accepted ideas and theories that were once regarded as scientific [...]
The CW33 TV interviewed SMU physics professor Jodi Cooley about the capers afoot in celebration of International Dark Matter Day.
SMU Dark Matter Day celebration culminates in a dark matter rock hunt on Halloween
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.
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.
SMU is one of more than 100 institutions from around the world building hardware for a massive particle detector that could change our view of the universe.
An Op-Ed in the online Connecticut news outlet CTNewsJunkie.com tapped the expertise of SMU Associate Professor of Physics Stephen Sekula.
The best in SMU undergraduate and graduate research work was on full display at Research Day in the Hughes Trigg Student Center.
DFW Fox 4 TV reporter Steve Eagar expressed "nerd-level" excitement about NASA's announcement Feb. 22 of the discovery of seven new Earth-like planets. Eagar interviewed SMU professor Robert Kehoe, who leads the SMU astronomy team from the Department of Physics.