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ejecta

(i-jek -tă) Material excavated during the formation of a crater or basin. See also ejecta blanket; secondary craters.

ejecta

[ē′jek·tə]
(geology)
Material which is discharged by a volcano.
(physiology)
Excrement.
(science and technology)
Material which is cast out.
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The researchers specifically found two sites on Skye with suspected ejecta from that meteorite's crash, a little more than four miles apart from one another.
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She has given them a name -- Low-Aspect-Ratio Layered Ejecta Craters -- and presented the findings this week at the American Astronomical Society Division for Planetary Sciences in Denver.
In a second line of our proposal, we plan to investigate the detailed conditions for r-process nucleosynthesis in neutron star mergers, determining the dependence of the amount of ejecta on the EoS.
The bright ejecta patch around the large Kuiper crater was the most conspicuous feature.
Given the explosion's characteristics, the most probable explanation for the uber-radiance is that the light comes from a blast wave created as supernova ejecta collide with a dense shell of material thrown off sometime before the explosion, Emmanouil Chatzopoulos of the University of Texas at Austin and colleagues report in the March 10 Astrophysical Journal.
The auburn ejecta splatters on green grass, and its hue counterbalances the turquoise sky and hot orange sun.
Multiple lines of evidence show water was present in both the high angle vapour plume and the ejecta curtain created by the LCROSS Centaur impact.
The high-resolution images from the Sim-8 clearly show the cloud of ejecta thrown backwards on impact and also demonstrates that even though the projectile disintegrates on impact, the fragments maintain the original projectile shape ahead of the main fragment cloud.
Their innovations allow the High-Resolution UV Holography Lens for Particle Size Distribution Measurements to record ejecta particles as small as 0.
The LCROSS mission will send a rocket crashing into the moon at more than twice the speed of a bullet, in order to study the resulting ejecta cloud.
Another application for Herbert's angled roller belt technology is the Ejecta, an automatic sorting conveyor which--as the name suggests--provides a simple sorting system that provides a line feed by ejecting baggage off one side of the conveyor.