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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.
Why has Breece D'J Pancake’s work seen a revival in recent years? Professor John Casey offers up a simple reason: “The stories are just so damn good.”
Darden professor Martin Davidson discusses "weirdness" and explains how weird people may be our greatest resource.
Connor Woodle was born without thumbs. A procedure performed by Dr. Bobby Chhabra at the U.Va. Hand Center changed his life.
Alumna searches for references to enslaved people to add them to “Unknown No Longer,” a public database of enslaved Virginians who appear in inventories, bills of sale, wills and other records.
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?
The "room of errors" is a new training tool a U.Va. nursing professor uses to get everyone from interns to nurses to therapists thinking more about reducing medical errors.
Although the Cavaliers fell just short of a championship, Virginia women’s soccer enjoyed its first appearance in the NCAA title game.
Alumna and journalist Carielle Doe has been documenting the Ebola outbreak and its aftermath in Liberia.
A Q&A with students who were among those who created new safety policies for the Greek system at U.Va.