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Topics > Physics
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.
Phoning It In
An application that allows smart phone users to send CT scan images remotely has proved useful in helping radiologists make preliminary diagnoses in medical cases.
More than 25 years after publishing Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know, E.D. Hirsch is seeing the teaching philosophies he's championed for becoming a basis for curriculum changes across America.
Ian Baucom, the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, believes that U.Va. can provide leadership in reframing the role of higher education in America.
U.Va. research professor Matthew Gerber has developed a computer program that uses Twitter to predict crime patterns.
As chief historian for The History Channel, Libby O'Connell (Grad ’79, ’87) makes it her mission to engage the public in history.
U.Va. English professor Andrew Stauffer is on a national mission to encourage readers to take a closer look at what's scribbled in the margins of books.
In October, U.Va. hosted a national symposium that brought together experts from various schools to discuss issues related to the history of slavery at institutions of higher education.
Nearly 55 years later after U.Va. got its first computer, a new computing cluster will provide a significant boost to data-intensive research at the University.