Polarization in astronomy
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Anomalous microwave emission (AME) is an important Galactic foreground of cosmic microwave background radiation. It is believed… Expand Context. The Milagro hot spot A, close to the Galactic anticenter direction, has been tentatively attributed to cosmic rays from… Expand Polarized far-infrared (FIR) and submillimeter emission is calculated for models of nonspherical dust grains that are constrained… Expand The wavelength dependences of interstellar extinction and polarization, supplemented by observed elemental abundances and the… Expand Using numerical simulations of flux and polarization spectra of visible to near-infrared starlight reflected by Jupiter-like… Expand ▪ Abstract This review surveys the observed properties of interstellar dust grains: the wavelength-dependent extinction of… Expand Calculations are performed for the linear polarization of starlight due to extinction by aligned dust grains when the starlight… Expand PRESENT knowledge of the physical nature of the interstellar grains is based principally on interpretations of the observed… Expand THE importance of studies of the polarization of starlight in galactic research has been recognized for some time, and… Expand THE evidence for the polarization of the light from many stars has accumulated since Hiltner's first observation of the effect1… Expand