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Flashcards - STAAR Science - Grade 8: Exploration of the Universe

Flashcards - STAAR Science - Grade 8: Exploration of the Universe
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telescope
A telescope is an optical instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting electromagnetic radiation
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particle accelerator
A particle accelerator is a machine that uses electromagnetic fields to propel charged particles to nearly light speed and to contain them in well-defined beams
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particle accelerator
A particle accelerator is a machine that uses electromagnetic fields to propel charged particles to nearly light speed and to contain them in well-defined beams
telescope
A telescope is an optical instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting electromagnetic radiation
Radio telescopes
A radio telescope is a specialized antenna and radio receiver used to receive radio waves from astronomical radio sources in the sky in radio astronomy
Refracting telescopes
A refracting telescope is a type of optical telescope that uses a lens as its objective to form an image
light-year
A light-year is a unit of length used informally to express astronomical distances

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