Definición de cosmic ray en inglés:

cosmic ray

Saltos de línea: cos¦mic ray


  • A highly energetic atomic nucleus or other particle travelling through space at a speed approaching that of light.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • This radioactive isotope is created when energetic particles in cosmic rays enter the Earth's atmosphere and split atomic nuclei of nitrogen and oxygen.
    • Other sources that contribute to the near-Earth space environment include galactic cosmic ray particles, which originate from outside of the solar system.
    • The Moon's regolith was created by the ceaseless bombardment of micrometeorites, cosmic rays and particles of solar wind breaking down rocks for billions of years.

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