The U.S. space agency NASA will announce on Thursday, June 9, 2011, that the edge of our Solar System is not smooth as once thought but, instead, is a “turbulent sea of magnetic bubbles.”
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Written by: William Atkins | Published in: SpaceNASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft left Earth about 35 years ago. It is now traveling near the edge of our solar system. Before it reaches interstellar space, the spacecraft has discovered a new region of the solar system called the magnetic highway.
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