glowing cloud

glowing cloud

[¦glō·iŋ ′klau̇d]
(geology)
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Haddock and his colleagues have discovered that the squids also emit luminous blue particles that can form a glowing cloud around the animal, apparently to distract predators so the squid can vanish into darkness.
The team then turned to a sophisticated simulation of galaxy formation to demonstrate that the giant glowing cloud of Lyman-alpha emission can be explained if ultraviolet light produced by star formation in the ALMA sources scatters off the surrounding hydrogen gas.
This endeavor led to the Galaxy Zoo citizen science project, in which we invited the public to help astronomers classify a million galaxies by shape and discover the "weird things" out there that nobody knew are out there, such as Hanny's Voorwerp, the giant glowing cloud of gas next to a massive galaxy.
Observations tracking carbon monoxide molecules in the glowing cloud Herbig-Haro 46/47 (left), which sits about 1,400 light-years away in the southern constellation Vela, show that the molecules flow through the cloud about five times faster than earlier measurements indicated.
Ghost Ship In the green glowing cloud that formed in front of them was the black silhouette of what was obviously a Viking long ship, and it came gliding along through the air as crackling bolts of electricity came off it.
This hazy region of the Great Orion Nebula is not a star but an immense glowing cloud of hydrogen gas where new stars have formed.
Because it was hidden, says Heap - by a glowing cloud of gases called a nebula.
An old lady who lived on Smithdown Road was said to have been chased by a green glowing cloud on Penny Lane around the time of the haunting and she collapsed near St Barnabas church.
The evidence is a glowing cloud of gas, roughly the size of our solar system, surrounding a star that has clearly been a white dwarf for a long time because it also sits at the center of a much wider, fainter, older gas shell.
Each night the comet has looked a bit different, changing from a nova-like star to the brightest fuzzy spot in the sky and then to an even larger glowing cloud.