Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

February 29, 2008
February 29, 2008 — Adults and very young children apparently have an innate ability to very quickly detect the presence of a snake from among a variety of non-threatening objects and creatures such as a caterpillar, flower or toad, according to a new study by psychologists at the University of Virg
February 28, 2008
February 28, 2008 — If your watch is slow by one second per day, most likely you won't notice. But after six months, you'll be getting to meetings three minutes late. After a year, you'll be behind time by about six minutes. Most likely you'll reset your watch.
February 21, 2008
February 21, 200 — University of Virginia researchers participated recently in a briefing and technology demonstration before the U.S. Senate's Special Committee on Aging.
February 18, 2008
February 18, 2008 — The eastern United States will be treated to a total eclipse of the moon on Wednesday, Feb. 20. A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes into Earth's shadow. Within the space of a few hours, the bright full moon will disappear, cross Earth's shadow, and then reappear.
February 15, 2008
February 15, 2008 – James Galloway, a University of Virginia environmental sciences professor, has been elected a fellow of the American Geophysical Union. Fellows are nominated by their colleagues for "eminence in the earth and space sciences."
February 13, 2008
February 13, 2008 — University of Virginia research scientist Greg Black, working with astronomers at NASA and other institutions, has captured images of a small asteroid that passed relatively close to Earth on Jan. 29.
February 08, 2008
February 8, 2008 – The University of Virginia is hosting a lecture to kick off its Panama Initiative on Wednesday, Feb. 13. The initiative is a teaching-and-research collaboration between U.Va.
January 31, 2008
January 31, 2008 — About 80 percent of all driving errors leading to collisions are caused by inattention.
January 18, 2008
U.Va. Student  Founds, Promotes National Dark Sky Week  

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