June 16, 2011

Eerie Calm at Edge of Solar System

Belle Dumé, Cosmos Magazine


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PARIS: Astronomers have discovered that the 'solar wind' seems to come to a gentle stop some 17 billion km from the Sun, contrary to current theories that suggest it should come to a far more abrupt halt in this area of our Solar System.

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TAGGED: Voyager 1, Solar System, Solar Wind

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