Definition of Interstellar medium

1. Noun. Interstellar space including streams of protons moving from the stars.

Generic synonyms: Interstellar Space



Lexicographical Neighbors of Interstellar Medium

interspongioplastic substance
interstack
interstacked
interstacking
interstadial
interstadials
interstage
interstapedial
interstate
interstate-compact
interstate compact
interstates
interstation
interstellar
interstellar extinction
interstellar medium (current term)
interstellar space
interstellar spaces
interstellary
interstep
interstereocilia
interstereocilial
intersterile
intersterility
intersternal
intersternebral joints
interstice
intersticed
interstices
interstimulus

Literary usage of Interstellar medium

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Exploring Organic Environments in the Solar System by National Research Council (U.S.) (2007)
"Interstellar Chemistry THE interstellar medium Inventory of Organic Compounds in the interstellar medium Some 20 to 30 percent of the mass of our galaxy is ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The concluding chapters, section 5, deal with problems of the evolution of the interstellar medium. This is a subject on which ..."

3. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1853)
"If this be the case, the interstellar medium must be incapable of acquiring any temperature whatever ; and all heat which arrives in the ..."

4. Priorities in Space Science Enabled by Nuclear Power And Propulsion by Ssb (2006)
"The solar wind continually rams into the local interstellar medium, and through complex interactions forms the large-scale outer boundaries of our solar ..."

5. Plasma Physics Of The Local Cosmos by National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Solar and Space Physics (2004)
"The detailed interaction between the local interstellar medium (LISM) and the solar wind is not well understood, in part because many of the pertinent ..."

6. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1897)
"Nevertheless, this value can be regarded as an approximate measure for the density of the interstellar medium. We can also assume that the matter of bodies ..."

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