The Gregorian calendar seems steady and unchangeable, right? Well, it took us a long time to get here. And it’s not even done changing.
Caroyl Beddow Gooch's careful calculations of astronomical measurements helped McCormick Observatory become one of the world's top observatories in the mid-20th century.
Beauty is not the only thing in the eye of the beholder. Height. Distance. Effort. Cognitive psychologist Dennis Proffitt studies how we see the world around us.
UVA has two of the most precise bioprinters in the nation. What can they do? How do they do it?
How UVA academics interpret the supernatural—spirits, visions, the undead and more—in their respective fields.
Doctors at the UVA Medical Center are taking a closer look at whether traditional Tibetan healing techniques can help patient outcomes—and stand up to scientific scrutiny.
Neuroscientists at the University of Virginia have made one of the biggest scientific discoveries of 2015: The brain is connected to the immune system.
What exactly is brain freeze and how can we avoid it? A UVA neurologist explains why ice cream can make us (literally) scream.
As part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, the APOGEE project is giving us a clearer view of our dusty galaxy.
Eric Topol (Col ’75), director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, is helping untangle the mystery of sudden, unexplained death.
Education professor Amanda Williford discusses how to ready your child for the transition to kindergarten.
Three things you can do to raise kids who read.
UVA astronomy professor Ed Murphy gives a tour of McCormick Observatory, its history and its current purpose.
In many cultures, from the Navajo to the Australian aborigines to the Aztec, stars not only represented glittering mythological stories, they also signaled the appropriate time to sow and to harvest, to celebrate or hunt.
Catherine Zucker (Col '15) conducts research that is helping to reveal the Milky Way’s “skeleton.”