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the space between stars

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As molecules tumble in the near vacuum of interstellar space, they give off a distinctive signature, a series of telltale spikes that appear in the radio spectrum.
Particularly if you're trying to get to interstellar space.
But, if the magnetic field reversal doesn't happen in the next year or two as expected, then it would be confirmed that Voyager 1 has already passed into interstellar space.
Scientists have previously claimed that Voyager 1 had entered interstellar space.
Now that we have new, key data, we believe this is mankind's historic leap into interstellar space," said Ed Stone, Voyager project scientist based at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena.
Astrophysicists have projected that the density of electrons in interstellar space would be between 0.
Scientists have been debating for more than a year whether NASA's 36-year-old Voyager 1 spacecraft has left the solar system and become the first man-made object to reach interstellar space.
NASA's decades-old Voyager 1 craft likely exited the solar system and entered interstellar space on August 25, 2012, according to an analysis of data sent back to Earth and published in the journal Science.
Glycolaldehyde has been seen twice in interstellar space before, but this is the first time it has been found so near to a Sun-like star, space areas where new planets may be formed in the future, it said.
After 33 years of exploring our planetary neighborhood, the probes are heading into interstellar space between the stars.
Less than a decade later, NASA's Voyager 1 set off on its odyssey towards interstellar space.
1977: The Voyager I spacecraft was launched on its journey via Jupiter and Saturn: it is now more than 10 billion miles from the Sun and in about five years' time will become the first man-made object to leave the Solar System and enter interstellar space.
Researchers are trying to understand the boundary region between the solar system and interstellar space because that boundary shields the solar system from some 90 percent of the high-energy cosmic rays bombarding it, explains Nathan Schwadron, a space physicist at Boston University and member of the team reporting the results in the Jan.
IBEX, which was launched last October, has on-board sensors that are designed to find "particles bouncing back toward Earth from the distant frontier between the hot solar wind from the sun and the cold wall of interstellar space," a spokesman says.
Once it passes through that boundary, Voyager 2 will be in interstellar space, of the deep space between stars.