View Full Version : Surprise! IBEX Finds No Bow ‘Shock’ Outside our Solar System

2012-May-10, 07:00 PM
For years, scientists have thought a bow “shock” formed ahead of our solar system’s heliosphere as it moved through interstellar space – similar to the sonic boom made by a jet breaking the sound barrier. But new data from NASA’s Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) shows that our system and its heliosphere move through space too [...]

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