Two Dallas high school students discovered five stars as members of a Southern Methodist University summer physics research program that enabled them to analyze data gleaned from a high-powered telescope in the New Mexico ...
Dark matter makes up much of the universe, and surrounds us all like an invisible soup. Physicists have hunted dark matter particles for decades, but they continue to elude observation.
Ever wonder why Disney's Marvel superhero machine keeps audiences coming back for more? The recent follow up with "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" after "Thor: The Dark World" satisfied a large swathe of movie audiences. ...
The findings of a pioneering four-year educational study offer hope for thousands of children identified with intellectual disability or low IQ who have very little, if any, reading ability.
(Phys.org) —Numerous banks in the United States failed during the recent financial crisis—and more would have, absent governmental intervention, writes short-selling expert Hemang Desai, a professor at Southern Methodist ...
With holiday gift-giving season ramping up, let's consider the art of giftwrapping: Is the effort behind those precise folds, elaborate bows and tiny ornaments really worth it? Yes – research says it is.
Why has corporate America been awash in record levels of cash? Numerous theories are offered as to why firms amass: Firms themselves are riskier, volatile, pessimistic and have record profits, to name a few.
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A new species of coelacanth fish has been discovered in Texas.
(Phys.org)—School-age children who participate in structured after-school activities improve their academic achievement, according to a new study from Southern Methodist University, Dallas.