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Voyager 1 Spacecraft Detects Particles at Solar System's Edge | LiveScience

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NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has discovered a new layer of the solar system that scientists hadn't known was there, researchers announced today (Dec. 3).

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Ancil S. (175)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 8:26 am
Wow,after 35 years in space! Incredible!

mag.w.d. Aichberger (34)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 8:47 am
> at Solar System's Edge
yeah, right below the yellow+black-striped border bar

Roger Garin-michaud (114)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 12:00 pm
noted, thanks !

Nimue Pendragon (275)
Tuesday December 4, 2012, 8:40 pm
Amazing! :)

Robert O. (12)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 12:29 am

Frans Badenhorst (560)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 2:05 am
wow! amazing stuff...thanks for posting

Giana Peranio-Paz (395)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 2:32 am
Thanks. Amazing.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 3:38 am
Thanks, interesting.

Bob P. (421)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 6:17 am

Alicia v. (181)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 1:02 pm

Lois Jordan (58)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 3:22 pm
Thanks, Ancil---so interesting! Going to share this great info.

Tom Edgar (56)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 4:03 pm
And still no sign of a "Heaven" or a God. Keep on probing boys you never know what you'll find. Seriously this kind of endeavour is too amazing for even a scientifically minded person. As an ancient mariner I remember when we ere considered precise in navigation if we were within three miles on an open ocean. Steering a ship was considered precise if you kept with the two degree margin of variation. These guys make our old navigational skills look absolutely childlike. Because of people such as those in N A S A , ships can pinpoint exactly where they are whilst the damned ships steer a precise course without a man at the wheel.

greenplanet e. (157)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 6:41 pm
Interesting. Space is so mysterious.

Sue Matheson (76)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 6:55 pm

Brad Kraus (6)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 7:12 pm
Truly amazing science. I hope we keep funding these kind of discoveries.

Marie Therese Hanulak (30)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 12:40 pm

Greg K. (1)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 1:13 pm
At moments like this I always think of human arrogance. We are pretty smug in our limited grasp of the universe we live in, none more than those in politics who have the least knowledge.

SusanAWAY Allen (219)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 6:08 pm
V-ger :)

Mitchell D. (132)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 6:57 pm
Fascinating, and more evidence of the interconnectedness of everything.

Ancil S. (175)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 11:49 pm
Voyager is a credit to 1970's technology,three and a half decades after launch,and it still is gathering new data!Amazing!

g d c. (0)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 8:48 am

Kimmo S. (5)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 5:25 pm
Amazing indeed. Today's technology breaks down or becomes obsolete in approximately 2 years.
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