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NASA explorer decodes interstellar magnetic field

NASA explorer decodes interstellar magnetic field

Such information gives us a peek into the magnetic forces that dominate the galaxy beyond, teaching us more about our home in space.

NASA`s IBEX finds influence of galactic magnetic field extends beyond solar system

New research suggests that the enigmatic "ribbon" of energetic particles discovered at the edge of our solar system by NASA`s Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) may be only a small sign of the vast influence of the galactic magnetic field.

Interstellar winds buffeting solar system changes direction after 40 years

NASA`s Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) spacecraft`s data has revealed that neutral interstellar atoms are flowing into the solar system from a different direction than had previously been observed.

How enigmatic ribbon formed at edge of solar system

NASA`s IBEX, which was launch in October 2008, has been providing images of the invisible interactions between our home in the galaxy and interstellar space.