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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
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32 words

any shift of the peaks of a spectrum to longer wavelengths (i.e. towards the red end of the spectrum), including ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
86 words

Lengthening of the wavelength of light or other electromagnetic radiation from a source, caused either by the source moving away ...

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The Oxford Companion to Cosmology

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Astronomy and Cosmology
Length:
892 words
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Redshift is the term given to the apparent reddening of distant sources due to the expansion of the Universe. In ...

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