Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

April 25, 2017
For 16 years now UVA’s physics department has hosted a National Physics Day Show to encourage interest in physics. This year’s show is Wednesday.
April 21, 2017
Las Vegas native David Dent, one of four children of a single parent, was on a quest for higher education, and a UVA scholarship through a national program provided the bridge.
April 20, 2017
Katya Gilbo, whose father had her study waves with cellphones and distill soft drinks, believes in sharing the wonders of science.
April 17, 2017
Still relevant in the modern era, UVA’s Amateur Radio Club is ramping up membership and providing services from emergency and athletics communications to satellite tracking.
April 06, 2017
Using Soviet-era spy satellite photos and more current satellite imagery, UVA environmental scientists are examining changes to the Siberian tundra.
March 24, 2017
Astronomy department chair Michael Skrutskie has established his department as a leader in instrument design and deployment, enabling headline-grabbing discoveries in astronomy.
March 22, 2017
The U.S. government just added a bumblebee species to the endangered species list. UVA environmental scientist T’ai Roulston, who nearly three years ago sighted one of the last specimens of the bee in the east, provides insight.
March 21, 2017
McGraw, who will speak Thursday during a Cyber Security Awareness Month event, moved from “the top floor of the ivory tower studying philosophy” to “knee-deep in the commercial software security mud.”
March 16, 2017
A group of UVA spacecraft design students soon will build and operate a ground station to communicate with a satellite they also are building.
March 09, 2017
Hint: UVA environmental sciences professor Stephen Macko has worked with both during a wide-raging academic career that has inspired hundreds of students to pursue careers in science.

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