cosmic dust


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clouds of particles or gases occurring throughout interstellar space

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Cosmic dust grains are a minor but fundamental ingredient in the recipe of gas and dust for creating stars and planets.
The most fertile bursts of star birth in the early universe took place in distant galaxies containing lots of cosmic dust.
The city sometimes disappears into a cosmic dust, a reddish fog in which buildings or monuments are no longer recognizable; it becomes indistinct, luminous magma, lit up with tracks of stars and incandescent flows.
MOSFIRE gathers light in infrared wavelengths - invisible to the human eye - allowing it to cut through cosmic dust and see distant objects whose light has been stretched to infrared by the expansion of the universe.
EXPECT TO SEE vivid displays of meteor showers (aka "shooting stars") as our planet makes its annual trek through expansive bands of cosmic dust shed from tails of orbiting comets.
They cover cosmic dust and life, the origin of comets, comets in the galactic environment, dark comets as a link to panspermia, the expulsion of microbes from the solar system, liquid water in comets, the origin of life, and expanding horizons of life.
Among specific topics are primordial massive supernovae as molecular factories at high redshifts, observational evidence for dust growth in proto-planetary discs, hydrous-carbonaceous meteoroids in the Hadean Aeon, dust in clusters of galaxies, probing dust with gamma-ray bursts, analogs of cosmic dust, intersteller ices, and interstellar dust models and evolutionary implications.
TO A SWORD IN YORK MINSTER Within its steel lives on the virile man, Now cosmic dust, who in the wars Of unkind seas and ravaged lands Wielded it, all in vain, against death.
A third theory is that is was dropped by a molecular cloud, or dropped by ice-laden cosmic dust.
The Orionid meteor shower occurs each year as a result of the earth passing through cosmic dust released by Halley's Comet.
Vast walls of cosmic dust are lit up in pearly luminescent pinks, greys and greens;
Death makes us all astronomers looking for new galaxies in cosmic dust.
It is the heart of an existence that lies in the cosmic dust of the starfields that shine in the vast night sky.
That helped them see stars usually hidden by cosmic dust and form a clearer picture of the galaxy.
All around us construction sites bloom like bizarre plant life spread by cosmic dust.
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