Term Part of Speech Definition Encyclopedic Entry astrophysicist Noun
person who studies the relationship between matter, energy, motion, and force outside the Earth's atmosphere.
coronal mass ejection Noun
huge burst of solar wind and other charged particles.
gamma radiation Noun
very high-frequency electromagnetic radiation.
force by which objects attract or repel one another.
Encyclopedic Entry: magnetism magnetosphere Noun
magnetic field surrounding a planet.
solar flare Noun
explosion in the sun's atmosphere, which releases a burst of energy and charged particles into the solar system.
star at the center of our solar system.
radiation in the electromagnetic spectrum with a very short wavelength and very high energy.