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cosmic radiation

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Definition of cosmic radiation in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Radiation consisting of cosmic rays.
Example sentences
  • 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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