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Posts tagged heliosphere

April 9, 2007

 

a scaled model of the voyager spacecraft

A Message from Afar

How can scientist know so much about the sun's heliosheath without being able to go there?

April 9, 2007

 

a sink with running water

Make a Heliosheath in Your Sink

Similar physics that governs our solar system can be seen in your own kitchen sink!

April 9, 2007

 

a diagram of the sun's heliosphere

The Heliosphere

Solar winds create a bubble that cover our entire solar system! Scientists call this the sun's heliosphere.

September 2, 2004

 

The Real Final Frontier

It may sound sci-fi, but the Termination Shock is one of two proposed boundaries to our solar system. Learn about the final frontier on this Moment of Science.

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