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  • noun The act or process of reionizing.

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  • At first, scientists thought a 12-billion-year-old process called reionization was to blame.

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  • That process, known as reionization, transformed the cosmos from an opaque haze to the mostly empty space we know today.

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  • It was followed by a period known as reionization, in which the first stars formed and their intense ultra-violet radiation managed to pierce the hydrogen fog.

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  • The period when the universe's first stars formed and began shining their light is called the reionization epoch.

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  • Himiko sits right on the doorstep of an era called the reionization epoch, which lasted between 200 million and 1 billion years after the Big Bang. merrie

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  • Himiko is located at a transition point in the evolution of the universe called the reionization epoch-it's as far back as we can see to date.

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  • Himiko sits right on the doorstep of an era called the reionization epoch, which lasted between 200 million and 1 billion years after the Big Bang.

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  • Himiko is located at a transition point in the evolution of the universe called the reionization epoch.

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  • My talk on our epoch of reionization experiment* fit into the afternoon session of the first day.

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  • My talk on our epoch of reionization experiment* fit into the afternoon session of the first day.

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  • “Astronomers still do not know, however, if they will find enough galaxies and stars in that epoch when the universe was only half a billion years old to have burned off the hydrogen fog. That process is technically known as reionization, in which electrons are stripped from the hydrogen nuclei, making intergalactic space transparent.”

    The New York Times, With Updated Hubble Telescope, Reaching Farther Back in Time, by Dennis Overbye, January 11, 2010

    January 13, 2010