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mass loading

(moving gas gaining mass from clouds or stars)

The term mass loading is used in astrophysics regarding jets and accretions, to indicate the adding of mass to the inflowing or outflowing gas due to mixing with material from colliding clouds or stellar winds.


(jets,accretion,gas)
Further reading:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2009ApJ...697.2030S/abstract
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1986MNRAS.221..715H/abstract
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014MNRAS.441.1488P/abstract

Referenced by pages:
mass
Poynting vector (S)

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