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Physicists are relationship experts. It’s their job to explore one of the most fundamental relationships of all - the one between matter and energy. Physicists help us understand the world at its most fundamental level, from the smallest particles to the universe itself.

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  • Artificial Intelligence Head and Gears Graphic

    USD’s first Artificial Intelligence Symposium will be held on March 16-18, 2021, aiming to unite academia, industry and government AI & Data Engineering experts around current issues and areas of collaboration where AI-driven tools are in demand due to big data issues.

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    VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota will play a key role in the international collaboration SuperCDMS SNOLAB experiment which will begin operations in the early 2020s to hunt for hypothetical dark matter particles called weakly interacting massive particles, or...