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At the moment it is difficult to see how to stop the effects of cosmic radiation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It uses a shell of ice to shield its inhabitants from cosmic rays, which can damage cells, increasing the risk of cancer or causing acute radiation sickness. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are part of a vast cycle of cosmic death and rebirth. The Sun (2011)The phenomenon was dubbed the "cosmic microwave background radiation. The Origin of the Universe (1995)That which comes to the earth from outer space and the sun is referred to cosmic radiation. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)It turned out to be cosmic radiation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is also not clear how much cosmic rays are involved in making clouds. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The original film told of an epic battle fought on a cosmic scale. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Instead, lightning may get an added kick from cosmic rays coming from space. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He hoped to learn about high-energy cosmic rays. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The talk had turned to why there wasn't a sensitive tool for detecting cosmic radiation while in space. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Explorer I carried detectors to measure cosmic rays. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Cosmic radiation beyond Earth's protective magnetic field is blamed. The Sun (2016)They may also be explained by sleep loss, biological stress, months cooped up in a small space or cosmic radiation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is avoidance of reality on such a cosmic scale that for long stretches of the display I found myself suppressing the need to laugh. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is produced naturally when hydrogen is bombarded by cosmic rays, and is also a by-product of reactions that drive nuclear power plants. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: cosmic ADJECTIVE
Cosmic means occurring in, or coming from, the part of space that lies outside Earth and its atmosphere.
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