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  • 21 fluid mechanics — an applied science dealing with the basic principles of gaseous and liquid matter. Cf. fluid dynamics. [1940 45] * * * Study of the effects of forces and energy on liquids and gases. One branch of the field, hydrostatics, deals with fluids at… …

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  • 22 Cluster (spacecraft) — Cluster Operator European Space Agency in international collaboration with NASA Major contractors Dornier GmbH (now part of EADS) Mission type Orbiter Satellite of Earth …

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  • 23 Microturbulence — is a form of turbulence that varies over small distance scales. (Large scale turbulence is called macroturbulence.) Contents 1 Stellar 2 Magnetic nuclear fusion 3 Oceanography 4 References …

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  • 24 Earth — This article is about the planet. For other uses, see Earth (disambiguation). Earth   …

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  • 25 Radiator — Radiators and convectors are types of heat exchangers designed to transfer thermal energy from one medium to another for the purpose of cooling and heating. The majority of radiators are constructed to function in automobiles, buildings, and… …

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  • 26 Cloud chamber — with visible tracks from ionizing radiation (short, thick: α particles; long, thin: β particles). See also Animated Version Video of a Cloud chamber in action The cloud chamber, a …

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  • 27 Solar wind — For other uses, see Solar wind (disambiguation). The solar wind is a stream of charged particles ejected from the upper atmosphere of the Sun. It mostly consists of electrons and protons with energies usually between 1.5 and 10 keV. The stream of …

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  • 28 Seattle — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Seattle (homonymie). 47° 36′ 32″ N 122° 19′ 48″ W …

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  • 29 Seattle (Washington) — Seattle Pour les articles homonymes, voir Seattle (homonymie). 47°37′N 122°19′W / …

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  • 30 Corona — This article is about the astronomical term. For other uses, see Corona (disambiguation). During a total solar eclipse, the solar corona can be seen with the naked eye. A corona is a type of plasma atmosphere of the Sun or other celestial body,… …

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  • 31 Supernova — This article is about the astronomical event. For other uses, see Supernova (disambiguation). Multiwavelength X ray, infrared, and optical compilation image of Kepler s supernova remnant, SN 1604. A supernova is a stellar explosion that is more… …

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  • 32 Brown dwarf — Brown dwarfs are sub stellar objects which are too low in mass to sustain hydrogen 1 fusion reactions in their cores, which is characteristic of stars on the main sequence. Brown dwarfs have fully convective surfaces and interiors, with no… …

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  • 33 Seattle — This article is about the city. For other uses, see Seattle (disambiguation). Seattle   City   City of Seattle …

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  • 34 Asteroseismology — Different oscillation modes penetrate to different depths inside a star. Asteroseismology (from Greek ἀστήρ, astēr, star ; σεισμός, seismos, earthquake ; and λογία …

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  • 35 iceberg — /uys berrg/, n. 1. a large floating mass of ice, detached from a glacier and carried out to sea. 2. Informal. an emotionally cold person. 3. Australian Informal. a person who swims or surfs regularly in winter. 4. tip of the iceberg, the first… …

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  • 36 volcano — /vol kay noh/, n., pl. volcanoes, volcanos. 1. a vent in the earth s crust through which lava, steam, ashes, etc., are expelled, either continuously or at irregular intervals. 2. a mountain or hill, usually having a cuplike crater at the summit,… …

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  • 37 Dredge-up — refers to a period in the evolution of a star where a surface convection zone extends down to the layers where material has undergone nuclear fusion. As a result, the fusion products are mixed into the outer layers of the stellar atmosphere and… …

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  • 38 Dymaxion house — as installed in Henry Ford Museum The Dymaxion House was developed by inventor and architect Buckminster Fuller to address several perceived shortcomings with existing homebuilding techniques. Fuller designed several versions of the house at… …

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  • 39 nuclear fusion — fusion (def. 4). [1895 1900] * * * Process by which nuclear reactions between light elements form heavier ones, releasing huge amounts of energy. In 1939 Hans Bethe suggested that the energy output of the sun and other stars is a result of fusion …

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  • 40 Chromosphere — The Sun observed through a telescope with an H alpha filter …

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