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The NYU Abu Dhabi Center for Space Science will carry out scientific research based on data collected from the Emirates Mars Mission

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Can we live on distant planets? NYU Abu Dhabi study determines habitability
Scientists have been trying to find signs of life on exoplanets – planets outside our solar system – for nearly two decades.
The National | November 11, 2020

Stellar flares from host stars may reduce exoplanet habitability, according to...
New research, based on data collected by a team led by scientist Dimitra Atri from the NYU Abu Dhabi Space Research Center (NYUAD) suggests that stars are more likely than other space bodies to be habitable exoplanets. The research is based on the calculated erosion rates of the planet’s atmosphere.
Al Khaleej Today | November 10, 2020

Study: Most of the known planets outside the solar system are...
A new study has shown that most of the known planets outside the solar system pose a great danger to hosting extraterrestrials, and according to the study, these planets are exposed to dangerous radiation, and intense heat emissions and ozone-destroying ultraviolet rays from the host stars, according to Russia Today.
Al Khaleej Today | November 10, 2020

Flare Stars’ Impact on Planetary Atmosphere
Planetary habitability, defined by a planet’s ability to sustain liquid water on its surface, is one of the most important concepts in exoplanet science.
The Sustanabilist | November 09, 2020

Abu Dhabi researchers look for ways humans can survive radiation on Mars
The study's findings will also help UAE in its plans to build a city on the Red Planet by 2117.
The National | September 09, 2020

What you need to know about the UAE's plan to build on Mars
New research to boost plans for the 2117 project.
Time Out Dubai | September 08, 2020

UAE plans city on Mars to get help from NYUAD research on radiation
A new research finding on radiation will support the UAE's ambitious project to build the first human settlement on Mars by 2117, a scientist told.
Gulf Today | September 07, 2020

Meet the scientist who is key to the UAE's Mars 2117 project
Dr Dimitra Atri's research into radiation will support the UAE's ambitious 2117 Mars project.
Arabian Business | September 07, 2020

New research to support project to build Emirati city on Mars
The findings will help develop technologies to mitigate the impact of radiation and help with the UAE's efforts to establish a human base on Mars.
Khaleej Times | September 07, 2020

UAE’s planned city on Mars to get help from NYUAD research on radiation
A new research finding on radiation will support the UAE's ambitious project to build the first human settlement on Mars by 2117, a scientist told Emirates News Agency, WAM.
Emirates News Agency | September 07, 2020

UAE's Hope Probe Mission - NYU Abu Dhabi
It's been exactly a month since the UAE made history by sending a mission to Mars. We get an update on progress from Dimitra Atri, Research Scientist at NYU Abu Dhabi's Center for Space Science.
Omny Studio FM | August 19, 2020

Life on Mars a 'likelihood', says Abu Dhabi scientist
A study carried out at New York University Abu Dhabi indicates life could thrive deep under the surface of the Red Planet.
The National | July 29, 2020

Astrophysicists investigate the possibility of life below the surface of Mars
Although no life has been detected on the Martian surface, a new study from astrophysicist and research scientist Dimitra Atri at the Center for Space Science at NYU Abu Dhabi finds that conditions below the surface could potentially support it.
Phys Org | July 28, 2020

UAE's Hope probe 'first step' towards city on Mars
Sending a mission to the Mars orbit is the first and indirect stage in studying the existence of life in Mars.
Khaleej Times | July 22, 2020

Deciphering Mars Mysteries with Hope
The NYU Abu Dhabi Center for Space Science will carry out scientific research based on data collected from the Emirates Mars Mission.
Yalla | July 21, 2020