Into the unknown beyond the edge of the solar system

This week’s news that Voyager 1 has left the solar system is pretty cool. Actually, not just cool. Totally awesome.  JPL scientists were able to use Voyager’s ‘plasma wave’ instrument to measure oscillations in plasma around the probe, giving its density; and this week, the plasma science team at the University of Iowa analysed the data … More Into the unknown beyond the edge of the solar system