cosmic noise


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cosmic noise

n.
Radio-frequency radiation originating outside Earth's atmosphere, such as that originating from sunspots.
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The truly discerning would have heard some odd cosmic noises rising to the surface when that picture first began making the rounds of social media-first, the snickering of the rest of the world at the incredulous spectacle of the family that, not too long ago, ran the Philippines to the ground being allowed to make a comeback of any sort on the political stage, and apparently without having to bat a single remorseful eyelash; and, second, the mass disruption that must have occurred underground as Ninoy Aquino, Jose Diokno, Edgar Jopson and some 30,000 other victims of the Marcoses' martial law collectively turned in their grave and gnashed their teeth at the sight.
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