luminosity : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light
its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun
- Zhang doesn't just act; she displays a smoldering luminosity that keeps the camera longing for her even after she has exited the scene.
- To the mass of untheological Christians, God has become, at best, a rather unfairly furtive presence, a lurking luminosity, a cozy thought.
- This will allow Kepler to spot planets by the previously invisible change in luminosity they cause as their orbit carries them around the facing side of their parent star.
- Joyce Carol Oates in BBC News
Writer Joyce Carol Oates, a friend of Updike's, said there was a "luminosity in John's style that was just extraordinary". "He also had a wonderful, warm, sympathetic sense of humour which people didn't always notice."
- Niel Brandt in PhysOrg.com
While quasars are spectacular, they are not representative of typical active galactic nuclei,says Brandt. "Now, using Chandra and other X-ray observatories, we can find and study the moderate-luminosity, typical active galactic nuclei in...
- Peter Guber in Times Online
Peter Guber, a film producer, told the paper: "It's like manifest destiny. At a certain point in somebody's career, Hollywood is an inevitable stop on the journey. Whatever the luminosity of these celebrities in New York or England or Paris, they...