2,600 rare microlensing events predicted to occur by the end of the century, potentially revealing elusive exoplanets for astronomers to study.
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Center for Space Science astrophysicists measure precise rotation pattern of Sun-like stars for the first time.
“There’s no doubt what we’re seeing are Rossby waves,” Laurent Gizon, co-principal investigator of the Center for Space Science.
20 global experts convened for a three-day heliophysics conference at NYUAD. The study of the sun will be key to forecasting space weather and enabling travel to Mars.
The science of figuring out what stars are actually shaped like has taken a giant leap forward.
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