Beginning in the 1960s and continuing through the most recent shuttle flight, UVA alumni have journeyed beyond the earth's bounds to work—and walk—in space.
Engineers at UVA’s Center for Applied Biomechanics are working on a new “virtual” crash-test dummy, existing entirely on computer and better simulating the intricacies of the body than a traditional dummy ever could.
In the world of alternative fuels, there may be nothing greener than pond scum.
An interdisciplinary team of UVA researchers is now investigating algae and other potential...
Hillary Bart-Smith works on an autonomous undersea vehicle based on manta rays, Laura Galloway analyzes the maternal effect in plants and more.
"Orbiting the earth, as thrilling as it is, is not exploring space."
Tommy survived the grueling twists and turns of the Mojave Desert last year.
This year, Tommy Jr. is proving its mettle in a different challenge, the stop...
New York to Los Angeles in 40 minutes? A team of UVA aerospace engineering students don’t think it’s so crazy.
In the near future,...