Nuno Araújo

(N. A. M. Araújo)

Universidade de Lisboa

Centro de Física Teórica e Computacional

Departamento de Física da FCUL 8.6.7

Campo Grande, Ed. C8

P-1749-016 Lisboa



ISI Researcher ID: B-6313-2008

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Upcoming events

Invited speaker: CMD2020GEFES, Madrid, Spain, August 31 - September 4, 2020.


CoVID-19: Risk map for Portugal, Spain, and Brazil

Prémios Científicos Caixa Geral de Depósitos: entrevista aos premiados

Data Science Portuguese Association

Prediction and Control of Slip-Free Rotation States in Sphere Assemblies:

Balls as 3D Gears

Critical fragmentation properties of random drilling: How many random holes need to be drilled to collapse a wooden cube?:

Cover of Phys. Rev. Lett.

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Kinetic interfaces of patchy particles:


LabTalk: Kinetic roughening: how directionality changes the game

Kinetic roughening of aggregates of patchy colloids with strong and weak bonds:

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Midair collisions enhance saltation:

Editors' suggestion

Highlighted by Physics Focus

Cambyses' Lost Army and the Physics of Sandstorms

Tiny Collisions Power Sandstorms

The Physics of Sandstorms

Grains colliding in mid-air create stronger sandstorms

Sand collisions kick up storms

Watch science behind damaging sandstorms

Optimal synchronizability of bearings:

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Physicists discover key to ultra-stable bearings (Physics World)

Physicists learn how to make bearings more stable (

Mechanik: Physiker finden Formel für perfektes Uhrwerk (Spiegel Online)

Physicists learn how to make bearings more stable (World Industrial Reporter)

Brasileiros descobrem como diminuir atrito em rolamentos (Inovação Tecnológica)

Kuullaagrite mehaanika uued nüansid (

Fracturing highly disordered materials:

Cover of Phys. Rev. Lett.

How to suppress undesired synchronization:

i-programmer -- How to disrupt spontaneous synchronicity

Pesquisa Online -- Efeitos da simultaneidade

Overspill avalanching:

Pesquisa Online -- A ordem da escassez

Eroded Coastlines:

Physics -- Stormy Seas

Pesquisa Online -- Litorais recortados

Optimal path cracks:

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Explosive percolation:

Cover of Phys. Rev. Lett. and editors' suggestion