globular


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  • adj

Synonyms for globular

spherical

Synonyms for globular

having the shape of a curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point

Synonyms for globular

having the shape of a sphere or ball

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In a new study published in The Astrophysical Journal, the team demonstrates that such streams, produced by dissolving globular clusters, can be used to measure not only the weight of our Galaxy, but can also be exploited as yardsticks to determine the location of the Sun within the Milky Way.
Globular clusters-a dazzling group of up to a million ancient stars are among the oldest objects in the universe.
The team, led by MPE's Maximilian Fabricius and including Texas' Eva Noyola, observed 11 globular clusters from the University of Texas at Austin's McDonald Observatory with the Harlan J.
Diagnosis: A grey fly with very striking, apically globular, 2nd and 4th pairs of frontal and 1st pair of orbital setae.
We show how the relationship between globular clusters and dark matter depends on the distance from the center of the galaxy grouping," Karla Alamo-Martinez of the Center for Radio Astronomy and Astrophysics of the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Morelia.
We show how the relationship between globular clusters and dark matter depends on the distance from the center of the galaxy grouping," said Karla Alamo-Martinez of the Center for Radio Astronomy and Astrophysics of the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Morelia.
The astronomers believe the older stars started cooling down and expelled gas into the globular cluster.
There are many favourite summer globular clusters, and we will start with two in Scorpius.
The major shapes in this ware type are narrow-mouthed, globular jars and medium-sized, carinated handis.
If you want a double form, go for 'Flore Pleno' with its globular flowers - shown to greatest advantage at the edge of paths or the base of walls.
Instead, they gave us an enthralling set of quirky yet anthemic electropop, all the while wearing globular bulbs on their chests which ashed in time to the music.
Huge clouds of interstellar gas, open clusters of stars and distant globular clusters sprinkle the area.
NASA has unveiled the first of the colourful images, which include the planet Jupiter, a stellar nursery, a globular cluster and a dying star.
denticulata, the drumstick primrose, which has yellow-eyed lavender flowers on 3in wide globular heads, which grow to around 1ft (30cm).
The biennial conference is devoted to the work and ideas of young researchers, and here 13 recent graduates review current research in such areas as the evolution of primordial circumstellar disks, globular clusters in the local universe, and supernovae.