Recent Articles by

Fariss Samarrai

October 20, 2017
Physicist Cass Sackett is part of a new NASA mission, bringing novel physics experimentation to the International Space Station.
October 18, 2017
Beyond Pluto! Planetary scientist Anne Verbiscer is targeting an outer solar system object for new understanding of a mysterious region of space.
October 10, 2017
Located on a remote mountaintop in Southwest Virginia, Mountain Lake Biological Station offers a near-perfect setting for a range of biological studies.
October 06, 2017
Peeking for insight to the activity of electrons is a challenge for physicists. UVA’s Robert Jones worked out a way.
October 05, 2017
A UVA-based center played a major role in advancing circadian rhythm research. Three affiliated scientists just won the Nobel Prize in Physiology.
October 03, 2017
Developing therapies to strengthen the immune system against cancer and other deadly diseases is a growing strength at UVA. Chemist Ken Hsu is part of the effort.
September 27, 2017
A federally funded research program for undergraduates, in which UVA and other colleges and universities participate, offers students a focus for future careers. One UVA biomedical engineering student tells her story.
September 22, 2017
Astronomers have long searched for understanding of how the universe assembled from simplicity to complexity. A newly studied tiny galaxy is providing clues.
September 19, 2017
The University is taking a multi-pronged approach to solving difficult issues involving human interactions with the environment, especially areas along coasts and rivers.
September 14, 2017
Anne Verbiscer, a planetary astronomer who played a key role in NASA’s multinational Cassini mission to Saturn, is now watching its controlled demise.

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