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.
Science journalist Alison Klesman with the online science news magazine Astronomy covered the discovery of a variable star by SMU professor Robert Kehoe and the astronomy team in the SMU Department of Physics.
New delta Scuti discovered at SMU is rare pulsating star 7,000 light years away and one of only seven in Milky Way galaxy.