Jeans length determined (19 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

James Jeans (1877-1946) finds the length scale required for gravitational perturbations to grow in a static nearly homogeneous medium.

Citation:
Editors. "Jeans length determined". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6391, accessed 06 December 2016.]