the practice of casting and promoting star performers for their ability to draw at the box office.
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How to use star system in a sentence
We know many star systems have planets resembling Earth and have evidence that liquid water may not be so rare.Fermi Paradox: Here’s What an Alien Civilization Settling the Galaxy Looks Like | Jason Dorrier | June 27, 2021 | Singularity Hub
The study estimates that the Earth is surrounded by thousands of star systems from which hypothetical inhabitants would be able to detect our presence via the same techniques we've been using to search for life around other stars.
The new work shows that most star systems with a good look at Earth will keep that view for thousands of years.Any aliens orbiting these 2,000 stars could spot Earth crossing the sun | Lisa Grossman | June 23, 2021 | Science News
Ever since the Hubble Space Telescope revealed the sheer number of nearby galaxies, astronomers have become obsessed with searching for exoplanets in other star systems, particularly ones that appear habitable.NASA Is Returning to Venus, Where It’s 470°C. Will We Find Life When We Get There? | Gail Iles | June 9, 2021 | Singularity Hub
In fact, it might hail from a star system not too different from our own.Astronomers thought comet Borisov was pretty boring. They were wrong. | Neel Patel | March 30, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
In visible light this star system is completely shrouded in dust, its details hidden.
The second is to find planets as close as possible to Earth in size, composition, and position in their star system.
Most of the atoms in a newborn star system are hydrogen, which is the lightest chemical element.
Think of it this way—here's a race, obviously humanoid, on another star system.What Rough Beast? | Jefferson Highe
Light comes from the uttermost bounds of our star system—to that rim we can extend a positive thought.The Hills and the Vale | Richard Jefferies
The Lhari ships traveled at normal speeds, like the regular planetary ships, inside each star-system.The Colors of Space | Marion Zimmer Bradley
The Pleiades then would seem to be a most glorious star-system, not yet come to its full growth.The Astronomy of the Bible | E. Walter Maunder
The decline of the star system is rather to be greeted as the dawn of a better era.
British Dictionary definitions for star system
astronomy a group of celestial bodies that are associated as a result of natural laws
the practice of casting one or two famous actors or actresses in a film, play, etc, so that their popularity ensures its success
a design for laying cables for cable television in which each house is fed by an individual cable from a local central distribution point
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