A $1 million seed grant from the University is kick-starting a program to seek signs of life in the universe beyond our solar system.
Meet the award-winning UVA scientist who led the construction of a sensitive astronomical observation tool, from first cut of the metal to first light through the lens, in an “unheard-of” 16 months.
Anne Verbiscer, a planetary astronomer who played a key role in NASA’s multinational Cassini mission to Saturn, is now watching its controlled demise.
Researchers have used an infrared camera designed and built by University of Virginia astronomers to obtain an exceptionally detailed map of the largest lava lake.
Using the world’s largest radio telescope, U.Va. astrochemist Eric Herbst has discovered that pockets of calm exist even in the tumultuous region of a black hole.