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Comic 1449 - Ep. 20, Page 6

13th Sep 2013, 1:40 AM in Episode 20 :: Save My Place | Load My Place
Average Rating: 5 (2 votes)

Author Notes:

smbhax 13th Sep 2013, 1:40 AM edit delete
smbhax
In other news, it's finally been confirmed that Voyager-1 did indeed leave the Solar System (or the influence of the Sun's magnetic field, anyway) around August 25th of last year--which means that now at about 12 billion miles or 17 light hours from Earth, it's cruising through the interstellar medium, the stuff between stars that has been theorized about but never directly measured (Voyager-1 has already measured a 100-fold increase in proton density out there vs inside the bubble created by our Sun)! Voyager-1 will have about 10 years to study interstellar space before its plutonium battery runs out.

Comments:

cattservant 13th Sep 2013, 3:24 AM edit delete reply
cattservant
Interesting times...
smbhax 14th Sep 2013, 6:29 AM edit delete reply
smbhax
Yah!
moizmad 13th Sep 2013, 11:23 AM edit delete reply
moizmad
Adrift in a vast cosmos with nobody in the driver's seat!
smbhax 14th Sep 2013, 6:29 AM edit delete reply
smbhax
...that we know of!