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Environmental
Thesaurus
rayonnement cosmique
Definition

Radiations consisting of atomic nuclei, especially protons, of very high energy that reach the earth from outer space. Some cosmic radiations are very energetic and are able to penetrate a mile or more into the Earth.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/1814