Aurora a phenomenon produced when the solar wind made

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Aurora = A phenomenon produced when the solar wind (made up of energized electrons and protons) disturbs the atoms and molecules in a planet’s upper atmosphere. Some of the energy produced by these disturbances is converted into colorful visible light, which shimmers and dances. Fusion = the process that powers the sun and the stars. It is the reaction in which two atoms of hydrogen combine together, or fuse, to form an atom of helium. In the process, some of the mass of the hydrogen is converted into energy. Nuclear fusion = Particles or atoms joining together to make a larger atom Gravity = The distortion of space-time. Asteroid belt = a torus-shaped region in the Solar System, located roughly between the orbits of the planets Jupiter and Mars, that is occupied by a great many solid, irregularly shaped bodies, of many sizes but much smaller than planets. Meteor = A bright streak of light in the sky caused when a meteoroid enters the Earth’s atmosphere. The streak of light is produced from heat generated by the
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meteoroid traveling into the Earth’s atmosphere. Meteorite = The remains of a meteoroid that plunges to the Earth’s surface. A meteorite is a stony or metallic mass of matter that did not completely vaporize when it entered the Earth’s atmosphere. Meteoroid = A small, solid object moving through space. A meteoroid produces a meteor when it enters the Earth’s atmosphere. Nebular Theory = The idea that our solar system originated in a contracting, rotating cloud of gas that flattened to form a disk as it contracted. According to this theory, the Sun formed at the center of the disk and the planets formed in concentric bands of the disk. Condensation = when a gas turns into a liquid. Photons = the smallest discrete amount or quantum of electromagnetic radiation. It is the basic unit of all light.
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