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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.
U.Va. research professor Matthew Gerber has developed a computer program that uses Twitter to predict crime patterns.
Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a U.Va. alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?
Maintaining a 6-mile network of tunnels under Grounds is a never-ending job for U.Va.'s facilities workers. They spend every day of the year fixing valves, draining traps and conducting routine inspections on the pipes that heat the Grounds.
U.Va.’s SPEED Clinic uses high-tech wizardry to help weekend warriors develop a better gait.
Alumna Lulu Miller (Grad '13) and Alix Spiegel have created a new National Public Radio show with a focus on how invisible forces influence human behavior.
Professor Richard Netemeyer talks about the how and why of financial education, and offers a few tips to help with everyday financial matters.
In her lab in U.Va.’s Olsson Hall, Amy LaViers, assistant professor in systems and information engineering, can make robots dance.
Before embarking on a naval career that would send him to the North and South poles, Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd spent a year studying at U.Va.