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Saturday, October 6, 2012

More Evidence that Voyager 1 Has Left the Solar System

The SciGuy notes that that Voyager 1 has been exposed to increasing amounts of high energy cosmic rays since June; and experienced a sudden and dramatic drop in exposure to charged particles from the Sun. This suggests that Voyager 1 is at the edge, or already passed the edge, of the heliopause--the outer limits of the solar system. 

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