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Voyager 2 reaches interstellar space

Posted: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - Richard C. Lewis, University of Iowa
Submitted by Danne Polk

University of Iowa researchers report the spacecraft Voyager 2 has reached interstellar space, following Voyager 1’s historic passage six years ago. In the study, the researchers note a jump in plasma density detected by an Iowa-led plasma wave instrument on the spacecraft as evidence. Image courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech.

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