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  • 41 Dew point — The dew point is the temperature to which a given parcel of humid air must be cooled, at constant barometric pressure, for water vapor to condense into liquid water. The condensed water is called dew when it forms on a solid surface. The dew… …

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  • 42 Outer core — Earth cutaway from core to exosphere. Partially to scale The outer core of the Earth is a liquid layer about 2,266 kilometers thick composed of iron and nickel which lies above the Earth s solid inner core and below its mantle. Its outer boundary …

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  • 43 Flood geology — Part of a series on Creationism History of creationism Neo creationism …

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  • 44 Giant star — Hertzsprung–Russell Diagram Spectral Type Bro …

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  • 45 Carbon star — A carbon star is a late type star similar to a red giant (or occasionally to a red dwarf) whose atmosphere contains more carbon than oxygen; the two elements combine in the upper layers of the star, forming carbon monoxide, which consumes all the …

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  • 46 Peculiar star — In astrophysics, peculiar stars have distinctly unusual metal abundances, at least in their surface layers. Chemically peculiar stars (CP stars) are common among hot main sequence (hydrogen burning) stars. These hot peculiar stars have been… …

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  • 47 Critical heat flux — describes the thermal limit of a phenomenon where a phase change occurs during heating (such as bubbles forming on a metal surface used to heat water), which suddenly decreases the efficiency of heat transfer, thus causing localised overheating… …

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  • 48 Underfloor heating — Heat can be provided by circulating heated water or by electric cable, mesh, or film heaters.Underfloor heating can be used with concrete and wooden floors, with all types of floor covering (e.g., stone, tile, wood, vinyl, and carpet), and at… …

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  • 49 Wind — For other uses, see Wind (disambiguation). Wind, from the …

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  • 50 Earth exploration — Introduction   the investigation of the surface of the Earth and of its interior.  By the beginning of the 20th century most of the Earth s surface had been explored, at least superficially, except for the Arctic and Antarctic regions. Today the… …

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  • 51 Properties of water — H2O and HOH redirect here. For other uses, see H2O (disambiguation) and HOH (disambiguation). This article is about the physical and chemical properties of pure water. For general discussion and its distribution and importance in life, see Water …

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  • 52 History of the Earth — For the history of modern humans, see History of the world. Geological time put in a diagram called a geological clock, showing the relative lengths of the eons of the Earth s history The history of the Earth describes the most important events… …

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  • 53 Outline of astronomy — Mauna Kea in Hawaii is one of the world s premier observatory sites. Pictured is the W. M. Keck Observatory, an optical interferometer. The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to astronomy: Astronomy – studies the… …

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  • 54 List of nearest stars — Artist s conception of a red dwarf star, the most common type of star in the Sun s stellar neighborhood, and in the universe. Although termed a red dwarf, the surface temperature of this star would give it an orange hue when viewed from close… …

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  • 55 Stellar kinematics — is the study of the movement of stars without needing to understand how they acquired their motion. This differs from stellar dynamics, which takes into account gravitational effects. The motion of a star relative to the Sun can provide useful… …

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  • 56 Apparent magnitude — Asteroid 65 Cybele and 2 stars with their magnitudes labeled The apparent magnitude (m) of a celestial body is a measure of its brightness as seen by an observer on Earth, normalized to the value it would have in the absence of the atmosphere.… …

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  • 57 Molecular cloud — See also: Solar nebula Within a few million years the light from bright stars will have boiled away this molecular cloud of gas and dust. The cloud has broken off from the Carina Nebula. Newly formed stars are visible nearby, their images… …

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  • 58 Measuring instrument — Captain Nemo and Professor Aronnax contemplating measuring instruments in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea …

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  • 59 Neutron star — redirects here. For the story by Larry Niven, see Neutron Star (short story). Neutron stars crush half a million times more mass than Earth into a sphere no larger than Manhattan. A neutron star is a type of stellar remnant that can result from… …

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  • 60 Star designation — Designations of stars (and other celestial bodies) are done by the International Astronomical Union (IAU). Many of the star names in use today were inherited from the time before the IAU existed. Other names, mainly for variable stars (including… …

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