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NYU Abu Dhabi Represents UAE in Joining the ATLAS Experiment at CERN


NYUAD will represent the United Arab Emirates along with two other universities, the University of Sharjah and the United Arab Emirates University, as a Cluster Institution in the ATLAS experiment at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear and Particle Physics Research.

Non-invasive Diagnostic Analysis on 16th Century Raphael Artwork

Professor of Physics Francesco Arneodo, in collaboration with CHNet, used his expertise in X-ray fluorescence to deepen the knowledge of the techniques, tools, and inks used by Raphael between 1504-1508. Little was previously known about the drawing which hasn't been fully investigated until now.

NYUAD Researchers Discover Orbital Patterns of Trans-Neptunian Objects

A study led by Mohamad Ali-Dib, a research scientist at NYUAD's Center for Astro, Particle, and Planetary Physics, reports the significant discovery that two groups of TNOs with different surface colors also have very different orbital patterns. This new information can be compared to models of the solar system to provide fresh insights into its early chemistry. 

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Selected Recent Publications

Below is a selection of recent publication highlights from the Chemistry Program. The full citations are not listed but can be accessed through the links.

RR Lyrae Stars in Stellar Streams with Gaia: The Escapers
Mohamad Abbas, Center for Astro, Planetary, and Particle Physics | The Astrophysical Journal

Refining the Mass Estimate for the Intermediate-mass Black Hole Candidate in NGC 3319
Benjamin L. Davis, Center for Astro, Planetary, and Particle Physics | Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia

Analytic Techniques for Solving the Transport Equations in Electroweak Baryogenesis
Marta Losada | Journal of High Energy Physics

The Varying Kinematics of Multiple Ejecta from the Black Hole X-ray Binary MAXI J1820 + 070
David Russell | Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

The Rarity of Very Red TNOs in the Scattered Disk
Mohamad Ali-Dib, Center for Astro, Particle, and Planetary Physics The Astronomical Journal

The Fermi GBM Gamma-Ray Burst Spectral Catalog: 10 Years of Data
Bagrat Mailyan, Center for Astro, Particle, and Planetary Physics Astrophysical Journal

3D Morphology of Open Clusters in the Solar Neighborhood with Gaia EDR3: its Relation to Cluster Dynamics
Mario Pasquato, Center for Astro, Particle, and Planetary Physics | Astrophysical Journal

Probing Jet Launching in Neutron Star X-Ray Binaries: The Variable and Polarized Jet of SAX J1808.4–3658
David Russell and Maria Cristina Baglio | The Astrophysical Journal

Creating a Galaxy Lacking Dark Matter in a Dark Matter Dominated Universe
Andrea V. MacciòMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society