Definition of cosmic radiation in English:

cosmic radiation

Line breaks: cos¦mic ra¦di|ation


[mass noun]
  • Radiation consisting of cosmic rays.
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    • It was equipped to measure solar and cosmic radiation, interplanetary magnetic fields, the micrometeoroid flux, and the composition of gases.
    • This regolith layer, exposed to cosmic radiation and the solar wind, contains materials, such as hydrogen, that do not reach the surface of Earth because of its protection by both a magnetic field and an atmosphere.
    • The space radiation environment encompasses a broad spectrum of radiation ranging from infra-red to galactic cosmic radiation.

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