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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
Context. The Milagro hot spot A, close to the Galactic anticenter direction, has been tentatively attributed to cosmic rays from… Expand
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Highly Cited
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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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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Review
2003
Review
2003
▪ Abstract This review surveys the observed properties of interstellar dust grains: the wavelength-dependent extinction of… Expand
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2000
2000
Calculations are performed for the linear polarization of starlight due to extinction by aligned dust grains when the starlight… 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
1962
1962
THE importance of studies of the polarization of starlight in galactic research has been recognized for some time, and… Expand
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