Jansky



[jan-skee] /ˈdʒæn ski/

noun, plural janskies.
1.
a unit of flux density for electromagnetic radiation, used chiefly in radio astronomy.
Abbreviation: Jy.
[jan-skee] /ˈdʒæn ski/
noun
1.
Karl Guthe, 1905–50, U.S. engineer: pioneer in radio astronomy.
/ˈdʒænskɪ/
noun (pl) -skys
1.
a unit of flux density equal to 10–26 W m–2 Hz–1, used predominantly in radio and infrared astronomy Jy
/ˈdʒænskɪ/
noun
1.
Karl Guthe 1905–50, US electrical engineer. He discovered a source of radio waves outside the solar system (1932) and pioneered radio astronomy

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