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Forbush decrease

[fawr-boo sh] /ˈfɔr bʊʃ/
noun, Astronomy
1.
the sudden decrease in the intensity of cosmic rays after an increase in solar activity.
Also called Forbush effect.
Origin
after Scott E. Forbush (born 1904), U.S. physicist
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