lighthouse model

lighthouse model

[′līt‚hau̇s ‚mäd·əl]
(astronomy)
An explanation of superluminal motion wherein a rotating beam from a quasar illuminates stationary clouds that reflect the radio waves to earth, analogous to a lighthouse beacon.
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The conventional interpretation for the observed Dirac-delta-shape pulse-like radio emission was based on the lighthouse model of pulsars as fast rotating neutron stars [9-12].
This fact strongly implies that our conventional lighthouse model may not work.
With three awards the Audi R8 Spyder V10 collected the most accolades, proving itself as 2010 lighthouse model for Audi.
The lighthouse model is key here, operating as an iconographic device that signifies the infinite remirroring of a constructed world embedded within the photographic field.
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The R8 is a lighthouse model for Audi in the Middle East and had a major impact on brand awareness.
Stern Architects, 2012); the Art Deco Central Library of the Brooklyn Public Library (Alfred Morton Githens & Francis Keally, 1940), with tours of the underground stacks; and the National Lighthouse Museum, with its collection of foghorns, Fresnel lenses, and lighthouse models on Staten Island.