The findings offer astronomers a greater understanding of the mechanisms responsible for the formation of organic molecules in space, at the dawn of planet formation.
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March 02, 2021
Two University of Virginia astronomers are leading two of the first research projects selected by NASA for the James Webb Space Telescope, scheduled for launch this fall.
February 24, 2021
The biology professor was an internationally renowned researcher and generous mentor whose work placed UVA at the center of the circadian rhythms universe.
September 29, 2020
A UVA astronomy professor is part of a team that determined that matter makes up 31% of the total amount of matter and energy in the universe, with the remainder consisting of dark energy.
September 23, 2020
Members of UVA’s newly formed Arctic Research Center will work directly with residents of Utqiaġvik, Alaska, as they face the effects of climate change.
May 04, 2020
Jim Galloway and Timothy Wilson last week became the fourth and fifth UVA faculty members elected to the National Academy of Sciences for their pathbreaking research.
April 27, 2020
Lawrie Balfour, professor of politics, and Brian Teare, associate professor in the Creative Writing Program, are among 175 scholars, writers, artists and scientists receiving the prestigious fellowships this year.
November 19, 2019
A new lab, part of UVA’s Democracy Initiative, is examining the cause and cost of corruption throughout the world. It kicked off its activities Tuesday by hearing from an anti-corruption activist.
November 05, 2019
The latest evidence that gene may not be destiny comes from Kathleen Krol’s study of maternal-infant interactions and how they affect the expression of genes that are important to babies’ development of oxytocin systems.