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Catherine Zucker (Col '15) conducts research that is helping to reveal the Milky Way’s “skeleton.”
If you’ve ever been to a Washington Capitals hockey game, you’ve probably seen physics professor Lou Bloomfield on the Jumbotron explaining the physics of hockey.
Environmental sciences grad student Adrianna Foster spends her summer break at NASA.
From gangster films to cell biology to teaching technology, take a crash course in some of the material taught during Summer Session.
From superfast rocket engines to a book on common sense, here's a look at some U.Va. research that could change the world.
Physics professor Lou Bloomfield sets out to fix a wobbly table and discovers a substance that might do much more.
Astronomy professor Michael Strutskie talks about a pretty powerful telescope.
Scientists think they have finally discovered the elusive Higgs boson, which may be the biggest breakthrough since the theory of relativity.
U.Va. physics professor Brad Cox and a team of international scientists may be closing in on what many believe to be the origin of mass: a
High school teacher Katey Shirey (Col '04, Grad '07) travels to Antarctica to study the fabric of the universe.
John Brenkus, creator and host of ESPN's Sport Science, explains the physics and physiology of four U.Va. athletes.
Alumni chefs create dishes using only ingredients available at Monticello during Jefferson's time.
Former Virginia football player Chris Long spends two days removed from the glamour of professional football to learn about homelessness.
Doctors at the U.Va. Medical Center are taking a closer look at whether traditional Tibetan healing techniques can help patient outcomes—and stand up to scientific scrutiny.
How U.Va. academics interpret the supernatural—spirits, visions, the undead and more—in their respective fields.
President Teresa A. Sullivan discusses how the University is helping students prepare for and enter the workforce.
From the first building on Grounds to the first known female member of the Seven Society, this is our list of some premiere moments in U.Va. history.
Tour of some of the mysterious, historic—and empty—properties owned by the University.
How does a book get from the Ivy Stacks to you? Follow a book along its journey.