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Cosmic Relations and Dark Matter

Through their observations of the sky, astrophysicists try to determine the distance of cosmic objects like stars and galaxies from Earth and the relationship of these objects to one another. But the task is not always easy.  

NYUAD Physicist Assists in Black Hole Discovery

Cosmologists have calculated that, on occasion, a star's orbit will be disturbed in such a way that it passes very near the super-massive black hole at the center of its galaxy — but not so close that it is captured whole.

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'It could be a game-changer': the case for a UAE deep space radio telescope
Joseph Gelfand, associate professor of physics at New York University Abu Dhabi feels building a deep space radio telescope in the UAE would be a game-changer for astronomy and could inspire new generations of students to study science and engineering. 

The National | March 25, 2018