cosmogenic


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cos·mo·gen·ic

 (kŏz′mə-jĕn′ĭk)
adj.
Produced by interaction with cosmic rays.

cosmogenic

(ˌkɒzməˈdʒɛnɪk)
adj
(of an isotope) produced by cosmic rays
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Adj.1.cosmogenic - pertaining to the branch of astronomy dealing with the origin and history and structure and dynamics of the universe; "cosmologic science"; "cosmological redshift"; "cosmogonic theories of the origin of the universe"
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Also calculations of soil production rates based on in situ produced cosmogenic isotopes suggest decreasing rates of soil thickening with time (Heimsath et al.
Objective: The rate of production of cosmogenic isotopes plays an important role in our understanding of past climate variability since they provide information about the solar irradiance related to the Sun s magnetic field.
A new technique called cosmogenic dating uses rocks perched in plain sight.
Washington, March 19 ( ANI ): Researchers have used advanced geochronology techniques such as cosmogenic and luminescence dating to more accurately determine the age of their frozen samples.
On the one hand, we're given a whimsical cosmogenic myth set on a proto-earth that alludes to Calvino's Cosmicomics, where "male" women with winged thighs tryst with mermen (often fatally).
5) Radiocarbon Dating and Cosmogenic Isotopes Laboratory, Kimmel Center for Archaeological Science, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel; Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan 52900, Israel
Lawrence Estuary, eastern Canada: Centennial- to millennial-scale geomagnetic modulation of cosmogenic isotopes: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v.
The rock samples we collect from these land forms will studied using a novel technique called cosmogenic nuclide dating analysis we can ascertain how long they have been exposed to sunlight and cosmic rays from stars in space.
If human history is to be understood as a part of a broader cosmogenesis, as Swimme and Berry insist, then what sociopolitical implications follow from the fundamental "dialectic" of cosmogenic history that they describe in the following terms:
Among the topics are the effect of groundwater fluctuations on the development of gullies; the use of cosmogenic nuclides in geomorphology and earth-surface processes; flood dynamics; rock glaciers; landscape change in the Arctic; and plate tectonics in Siberia, Western North America, North Africa, India, and Northwest Australia.
1991): (a) large-scale dust storms redistribute chloride from surface layers, including salt lakes, and make it impossible to distinguish dry precipitation of cosmogenic [sup.