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NYU Abu Dhabi science research and faculty are frequently featured in local and international media.
Abu Dhabi researchers observe 11,000-year-old space event
Scientists witness a star drawing in space material and expelling X-rays thousands of times brighter than our sun.
The National | June 10, 2020
The powering up of the outburst from an accreting neutron star has been observed
It took 12 days for the accreted material to spiral onto the neutron star, triggering an X-ray outburst thousands of times brighter than our Sun.
DFA | June 10, 2020
Astronomers Just Watched a Dead Star Eat Its Neighbor, Which Is Pretty Sick
For the first time ever, scientists watched a pulsar "power up" before it gobbled up material from a nearby star and released an outburst of cosmic X-rays thousands of times brighter than the sun.
Popular Mechanics | June 05, 2020
Astronomers capture a pulsar ‘powering up’
The research, led by PhD candidate Adelle Goodwin from the Monash School of Physics and Astronomy will be featured at an upcoming American Astronomical Society meeting this week before it is published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.
Face DXB | June 03, 2020
Emirati astronomer collaborates with NYUAD on black holes research
Thabet Al Qaissieh built an observatory as a hobby and is now working with one of the most prestigious universities in the world. David Russell, an assistant professor of physics at NYUAD, is leading the university’s research team.
The National | June 18, 2018