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starburst

(stăr′bŭrst)
A visual disturbance in which brilliant flashes are seen around light sources. It is an occasional complication of refractive keratoplasty on the eye.
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Keep cozy and stylish in a modern menswear-inspired wool coat adorned with all-over starburst embroidery on the lapels and collar.
Until now, astronomers had never spotted enough mergers at this critical, jet-plowing stage to definitively link jet-driven outflows to the cessation of starburst activity.
Starburst Concert Band, made up of area professional musicians, many of whom belong to other musical groups.
Observing Arp 299 and other nearby starbursts, "we can watch [galaxies] change over human timescales," says Neff.
During our conversation, Zhadkevich recalled a middle-school girlfriend who knew he loved the pink Starbursts best, so she collected them from multiple packs and created a special package just for him -- the mixtape analogue to All Pink's Spotify Radio.
Unobscured QSOS within dusty starbursts and QSO sightlines with impact parameters below 100 kiloparsecs," appeared in the Astrophysical Journal.
Kaaret notes that M82 is a starburst galaxy: It contains an abundance of massive stars.
Rapid star formation is often seen in luminous starburst galaxies (like the Antennae galaxies, for example).
International ASP Conference on Neutral Ism in Starburst Galaxies (2003: Marstrand, Sweden) Ed.
Demaine developed instructions for folding and gluing this classic saddle shape into complex paper hats and starbursts.
Animate patterns that suggest flowerlike starbursts, decorative banners, naval flags, colorful sails, and striped swathes of fabric overlap and abut one another in these often rambunctious images.
When galaxies form new stars, they sometimes do so in frantic episodes of activity known as starbursts. These events were commonplace in the early Universe, but are rarer in nearby galaxies.