Center for Space Science astrophysicists measure precise rotation pattern of Sun-like stars for the first time.
- Campus Life
“There’s no doubt what we’re seeing are Rossby waves,” Laurent Gizon, co-principal investigator of the Center for Space Science.
The science of figuring out what stars are actually shaped like has taken a giant leap forward.
There's an unlikely connection between the field of helioseismology and geology.
International News Coverage
Distant Whirling-Dervish Stars Spin in Super-Weird Patterns
"In space, you have continuous data," study lead author Othman Benomar, a stellar scientist at New York University Abu Dhabi, told Space.com.
Space.com | September 21, 2018
PLATO spacecraft to find new Earth-like exoplanets
Phys.org | June 21, 2017
Europe backs missions to search for Earth-like planets, deep space cataclysms
Science | June 20, 2017
Europe will put 26 telescopes on one satellite to hunt for Earth-like planets -- The European Space Agency is looking for an Earth Twin.
Popular Mechanics | June 20, 2017
Scientists discover roundest object ever spotted in universe
USA Today | November 16, 2016
'Roundest known space object' identified
BBC News | November 17, 2016
Faraway star is roundest natural object ever seen
Fox News | November 18, 2016
Astronomers Discover Roundest Star
Sky & Telescope | November 21, 2016
This star is the roundest natural object ever seen
Universe Today | November 26, 2016
UAE and the Middle East News Coverage
Experts convene at NYU Abu Dhabi to discuss the future of space
Broadcast Pro ME | January 28, 2018
NYUAD to Host UAE's First Space Data Centre
The National | October 21, 2017
The National | April 3, 2016
#UAEinnovators: Space Agency recruits reach for the stars
The National | November 24, 2016
الصعود البطيء لمغناطيسية الشمس (Arabic)
Nature Middle East | October 3, 2016
The slow rise of the Sun’s magnetism
Nature Middle East | July 17, 2016
Delving into the stars
Nature Middle East | November 30, 2016