astrogeology

astrogeology
n. geology of celestial bodies, science that deals with the structure and constitution of planets and other celestial bodies

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  • astrogeology — astrogeologic /as troh jee euh loj ik/, adj. /as troh jee ol euh jee/, n. the science dealing with the structure and composition of planets and other bodies in the solar system. [ASTRO + GEOLOGY] * * * ▪ science       scientific discipline… …   Universalium

  • Astrogeology Research Program — The USGS Astrogeology Research Program has a rich history of participation in space exploration efforts and planetary mappingFact|date=May 2008, starting in 1963 when the Flagstaff Science Center was established by Gene Shoemaker to provide lunar …   Wikipedia

  • astrogeology — noun The science dealing with the structure and composition of planets and other bodies in the solar system …   Wiktionary

  • astrogeology — study of extraterrestrial geology Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • astrogeology — as·tro·geology …   English syllables

  • astrogeology — as•tro•ge•ol•o•gy [[t]ˌæs troʊ dʒiˈɒl ə dʒi[/t]] n. astron. gel the science dealing with the structure and composition of planets and other bodies in the solar system • Etymology: 1965–70 as tro•ge o•log′ic əˈlɒdʒ ɪk adj …   From formal English to slang

  • astrogeology — /ˌæstroʊdʒiˈɒlədʒi/ (say .astrohjee oluhjee) noun the branch of geology that deals with the structure and composition of planets other than the earth, and of other bodies in the solar system …  

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  • Planetary geology — Planetary geology, alternatively known as astrogeology or exogeology, is a planetary science discipline concerned with the geology of the celestial bodies such as the planets and their moons, asteroids, comets, and meteorites. The study of these… …   Wikipedia

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