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Relativistic jet

Relativistic jets are very powerful jets of plasma with speeds close to the speed of light. They are emitted by the central black holes of some active galaxies, and by the black holes of massive stars and neutron stars. Their lengths can reach se ...

                                               

Cygnus OB2

Cygnus OB2 is a large young cluster of stars in the constellation of Cygnus. The cluster is an OB association. It includes some of the most massive and most luminous stars known. An example is the suspected luminous blue variable Cyg OB2 #12. The ...

                                               

Globular cluster

A globular cluster is a group of stars of a similar age which often orbits the central bulge of a galaxy. Gravity holds clusters together and gives them their spherical shape. Towards the centre of a clusters there are many stars in a relatively ...

                                               

Messier 54

Messier 54 is a globular cluster in the constellation Sagittarius. It was discovered by Charles Messier in 1778. Later, he included it in his catalog of comet-like objects. M54 was thought to belong to our Milky Way galaxy, but in 1994 it was dis ...

                                               

Omega Centauri

Omega Centauri is a globular cluster in the constellation of Centaurus. It is 15.800 light-years away, and is the largest globular cluster in the Milky Way. Its diameter is about 150 light-years. It contains about 10 million stars with a total ma ...

                                               

Star system

A star system or stellar system is a small number of stars which orbit each other, bound by gravitational attraction. A large number of stars bound by gravitation is generally called a star cluster but, broadly speaking, they are also star system ...

                                               

Brown dwarf

A brown dwarf is an object which is made of the same things as stars, but does not have enough mass for hydrogen fusion. Nuclear fusion is what makes stars glow. Brown dwarfs are not massive enough to do this, so they are not regular stars. On th ...

                                               

Compact star

In astronomy, the term compact star or compact object is used to refer collectively to white dwarfs, neutron stars, other exotic dense stars, and black holes. Most compact stars are at the end of their stellar evolution. They are called stellar r ...

                                               

Dwarf star

Dwarf stars refers to several types of star. The term was originally used in 1906 by the Danish astronomer Ejnar Hertzsprung. He noticed that the reddest stars - classified as K and M in the Harvard scheme - could be divided into two distinct gro ...

                                               

Flare star

A flare star is a variable star that becomes very much brighter unpredictably for a few minutes at a time. Flares happen on flare stars in a similar way to solar flares. They are magnetic disturbances in the atmosphere of stars. The brightness in ...

                                               

G-type main-sequence star

A GV star, or yellow dwarf, is a main-sequence star. It is of spectral type G and luminosity class V on the Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram. The term yellow dwarf is a misnomer, because G-type stars actually range in color from white, for more lumino ...

                                               

Giant star

A giant star is a star with much larger radius and luminosity than a main-sequence star of the same surface temperature. Giant stars are up to a few hundred times the diameter of the Sun and between 10 and a few thousand times brighter than the S ...

                                               

Luminous blue variable

Luminous blue variables are massive evolved stars. They show unpredictable and sometimes dramatic variations in their spectra and their brightness. These unstable supergiants or hypergiants are also known as S Doradus variables. S Doradus is one ...

                                               

Magnetar

A magnetar is a type of neutron star with an extremely powerful magnetic field. It is known as the largest and the most powerful type of magnet existing in the Universe. It has the most powerful magnetic field at 10 15 gauss. The theory regarding ...

                                               

Main sequence

The main sequence is a region on a Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram where most stars appear. Any star that is plotted in that area is a main-sequence star. The Sun is a main-sequence star. Most of the stars in the Milky Way galaxy and most other galax ...

                                               

Neutron star

A neutron star is a very small and dense star made almost completely of neutrons. They are small stars with a radius of about 11–11.5 kilometres. They have a mass of about twice that of the Sun. They are the smallest and densest stars known to ex ...

                                               

Nova

A nova is a huge nuclear explosion on a white dwarf star. It causes a sudden brightening of the star. Novae are not to be confused with other brightening phenomena such as supernovae. Novae occur on the surface of a white dwarf in a binary system ...

                                               

White dwarf

A white dwarf is a compact star. Their matter is squashed together. Gravitation has pulled the atoms close together, and taken off their electrons. The mass of a white dwarf is similar to the mass of the Sun, but its volume is similar to that of ...

                                               

Jewellery

Jewellery refers to any clothing accessory that is worn as a decoration. In itself, jewellery has no other purpose than to look attractive. However, it is often added to items that have a practical use. Items such as belts and handbags are mainly ...

                                               

Bead

A bead is a small item with a hole in it for stringing. Beads can be threaded together on a string. Beads can be made from many different things including wood, glass, and gemstones. The oldest known beads are over 100.000 years old. Beads, made ...

                                               

Faberge egg

A Faberge egg is one of the jewelled eggs made by Peter Carl Faberge and his company between 1885 and 1917. The most famous are those made for the Russian Tsars Alexander III and Nicholas II. They were Easter gifts for their wives and mothers, an ...

                                               

Kandyan jewellery

Kandyan jewellery comes from Ceylon or Sri Lanka. The Kandyan Kingdom disappeared in 1815 but some jewellery and designs are still being used by Kandyan families today. Kandyan jewellery is handmade and was originally designed for the royal famil ...

                                               

Necklace

A necklace is a jewellery item worn round the neck. It is of ancient origin: all civilisations have worn them. They usually figure precious metals and jewels, but may be made of colourful beads.

                                               

Ring

For the article about a mathematical concept, see Ring mathematics A ring is a piece of jewelry that is usually worn on the finger. It is usually made of metal such as gold, silver, platinum, but can be made of other things, for example, bone or ...

                                               

Tiffany & Co.

Tiffany & Company is an American luxury goods company. Their main store is in New York City. Tiffany sells jewelry, sterling silver, china, crystal, perfumes, watches and personal accessories, as well as some leather goods. Many of these goods ar ...

                                               

Abercrombie & Fitch

Abercrombie & Fitch is an American clothing retailer sold as a lifestyle brand. The company has four brands: the Abercrombie & Fitch brand, abercrombie kids, Hollister Co., and Gilly Hicks. The company also had another brand called RUEHL No.925 w ...

                                               

Banana Republic

Banana Republic is a clothing and accessories retailer. The retailer is owned by Gap Inc. The restaurant was created by both Mel and Patricia Ziegler in 1978. The first store they opened was a two-store safari and travel themed clothing company. ...

                                               

Hollister Co.

Hollister Co. is a clothing company owned by Abercrombie & Fitch. The kind of clothing they sell is casual, meaning that it is for informal use. It also has a theme based on the surfing cultural movement of Southern California. The first Holliste ...

                                               

No Fear

No Fear is an American lifestyle clothing brand. No Fear was created in 1989 by Mark Simo, Brian Simo, and Marty Moates. Their products are sold at many different store as well as many company owned store. The shirts that the company sells usuall ...

                                               

Vans

Vans is an American manufacturer of skateboarding shoes. They also make similar apparel. They are based in Santa Ana, California. They are owned by VF Corporation. The company also sponsors surf, snowboarding, BMX, and motocross teams. Since 1996 ...

                                               

Victorias Secret

Victorias Secret is an American company. It is the largest American seller of lingerie. It was founded in 1977 in San Francisco by Roy Raymond. Its headquarters are in Columbus, Ohio. The sales in 2012 were.12 billion. The company sells lingerie, ...

                                               

Hugo Boss

Hugo Boss AG, often styled as BOSS, is a German luxury fashion house headquartered in Metzingen. It was founded in 1924 by Hugo Boss. With the rise of the Nazi Party in the 1930s, Boss began to produce and sell Nazi uniforms. After World War II a ...

                                               

Milanblocks

Milanblocks is an American luxury women fashion design company with modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections for the modern women and celebrities.

                                               

UNIQLO

UNIQLO is a Tokyo fashion and clothing company. It is a fast growing company, one of the five biggest specialty fashion retailers in the world. The company makes T-shirts, jeans, and casual wear for both women and men. It is owned by Fast Retaili ...

                                               

Artificial cranial deformation

Artificial cranial deformation, also known as head flattening or head binding is when the skull of a human is changed forever, and on purpose. It is done by changing how a childs skull grows by putting force on the skull. Flat shapes, long shapes ...

                                               

Body piercing

Body piercing or just piercing is a form of body modification, where humans of either gender pierce their skin to put jewellery through the hole later. There are many different reasons some people have piercings, such as religious or other cultur ...

                                               

Flash (tattoo)

A flash is a design or picture that is used in order to create a tattoo. They often come in sets like a poster, and can be seen in most tattoo shops. Tattoo flashes are often drawn for general use, rather than being a custom made piece like some ...

                                               

Scarification

Scarification or cicatrization is a form of body modification, where a design or pattern is cut, etched or scratched into human skin to make a permanent scar. Like with most body modification, there are many reasons why people choose to be scarif ...

                                               

Stretching (body piercing)

Stretching is a word used to describe a kind of body modification. It is when a person widens a pierced hole in their body. Stretching is usually done a little bit at a time, so the pierced hole would not bleed or get infected.

                                               

Ta Moko

Ta Moko” means tattoo art in Maori. Often these tattoos covered the whole face and were a symbol of rank, social status, power and prestige for the Maori people. Ta Moko is a visual language which connects the person who has it to his" whakapapa” ...

                                               

Tattoo

A tattoo is a mark made by putting ink into the skin. Tattoos may be made on human or animal skin. Tattoos on humans are a type of body modification, but tattoos on animals are most often used for identification. People sometimes get tattoos to s ...

                                               

Andre Kim

Andre Kim was a South Korean fashion designer based in Seoul, South Korea. He was known mainly for his evening and wedding gown collections. Kim, whose real name is Kim Bong Nam, is one of fashion designers in South Korea. He has made a lot of ac ...

                                               

Hairstyle

A hairstyle is the way hair is cut and styled. A haircut may be just practical, but a hairdo suggests professional styling. The fashioning of hair is an aspect of fashion, and cosmetics, especially for females. Practical, cultural, and popular co ...

                                               

Afro

The afro is a type of hairstyle that is noted for its large size. The hair is curled out, forming a ball shape. For some people, this is how their hair grows, because it is naturally curly. Not all beauty salons can offer this hairstyle though. I ...

                                               

Dreadlocks

Dreadlocks, also called locks or dreads, are coils of hair which are made by themselves, in all hair types, if the hair is allowed to grow naturally without grooming for a long time. They are part of some religions, like the Rastafarian religion ...

                                               

Long hair

Long hair is a hairstyle that is mostly worn by girls and women. Boys and men may sometimes wear hair to shoulder length. Longer than that is rare for men of most cultures. Extremely long hair usually waist length or longer is normally only found ...

                                               

Elle (magazine)

Elle is a worldwide lifestyle magazine of French origin. It looks at fashion, beauty, health and entertainment. Elle was created in 1945 by Pierre Lazareff and his wife Helene Gordon in France. The first international Elle was sent out in Japan i ...

                                               

Mademoiselle

Mademoiselle was an American fashion magazine which was mostly for women. It was first published in 1935 by Street and Smith. Mademoiselle became known for publishing short stories by authors including Tennessee Williams, Truman Capote and James ...

                                               

Model (person)

A model is a person who has the job of using their body to pose for art, or to show fashion items, such as clothes or jewellery. Models often appear in advertising on television and in print media, for example newspapers and magazines, or on the web.

                                               

Sara Amelia Bernard

Sara Amelia Bernard is a Malaysian model and actress. She is the season 2 winner of TV3’s reality game show Clever Girl Malaysia.

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