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Fraser
2010-Oct-01, 04:30 AM
A year ago, researchers from the IBEX mission – NASA’s Interstellar Boundary Explorer – announced the discovery of an unexpected bright band or ribbon of surprisingly high energy emissions at the boundary between our solar system and interstellar space. Now, after a year of observations, scientists have seen vast changes, including an unusual knot in [...]

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publiusr
2010-Oct-02, 05:25 PM
Just wondering, Is DM 61 366 in that direction?

Jerry
2010-Oct-12, 04:03 AM
“If we’ve learned anything from IBEX so far, it’s that the models we were using for interaction of the solar wind with the galaxy were just dead wrong,” said McComas.