afterglow in a sentence

Example sentences for afterglow

Once the gamma rays fade, there's usually an afterglow in other wavelengths of light that can last for weeks or months.
They had found the cool afterglow of the big bang: the cosmic microwave background radiation.
The afterglow can persist for hours, days, or even weeks.

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