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Polarization in astronomy

Known as: Polarization, Polarization of starlight 
Polarization is an important phenomenon in astronomy. The polarization of starlight was first observed by the astronomers William Hiltner and John S… Expand
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2016
2016
Anomalous microwave emission (AME) is an important Galactic foreground of cosmic microwave background radiation. It is believed… Expand
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2010
2010
The Milagro hot spot A, close to the Galactic anticenter direction, has been tentatively attributed to cosmic rays from a local… Expand
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Polarized far-infrared (FIR) and submillimeter emission is calculated for models of nonspherical dust grains that are constrained… Expand
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The wavelength dependences of interstellar extinction and polarization, supplemented by observed elemental abundances and the… Expand
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2008
2008
We present statistical analysis of diffuse Galactic synchrotron emission and polarized thermal emission from dust. Both Galactic… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Using numerical simulations of flux and polarization spectra of visible to near-infrared starlight reflected by Jupiter-like… Expand
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2001
2001
Calculations are performed for the linear polarization of starlight due to extinction by aligned dust grains when the starlight… Expand
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1997
1997
We present optical polarimetry and high res- olution spectroscopy of a sample of stars toward the Chamaeleon I dark cloud. We use… Expand
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1966
1966
PRESENT knowledge of the physical nature of the interstellar grains is based principally on interpretations of the observed… Expand
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1952
1952
  • T. Gold
  • Nature
  • 1952
  • Corpus ID: 8031500
THE evidence for the polarization of the light from many stars has accumulated since Hiltner's first observation of the effect1… Expand
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